NYSDEC Permitted Transfer Station Capacities

Bernardo Loureiro filed this request with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation of New York.
Tracking # W003269-020116
Status
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From: Bernardo Loureiro

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the New York State Freedom of Information Law (1977 N.Y. Laws ch. 933), I hereby request the following records:

For each of the following facilities present in the New York State: active permitted Transfer Station; active permitted Construction & Demolition (C&D) Debris Processing Facility; active registered Construction & Demolition (C&D) Debris Processing Facility; active permitted Recyclables Handling and Recovery Facility (RHRF); and active registered Recyclables Handling and Recovery Facility (RHRF), I request the following information:

– The maximum permitted throughput of putrescible solid waste (PSD) in tons per day, construction and demolition debris (C&D) in tons per day, and commingled recyclables (CR) in tons per day and equivalent cubic yards per day;
- The maximum permitted storage capacity of putrescible solid waste (PSD) in cubic yards per day, construction and demolition debris (C&D) in cubic yards per day, and commingled recyclables (CR) in cubic yards per day.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 5 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Bernardo Loureiro

From: New York DEC Support

Dear Bernardo:

Thank you for your Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) request. Your request has been received and is being processed. Your request was received in this office on 2/1/2016 and given the reference number FOIL #W003269-020116 for tracking purposes. You may expect the Department's response to your request no later than 3/1/2016.

Record Requested: For each of the following facilities present in the New York State: active permitted Transfer Station; active permitted Construction & Demolition (C&D) Debris Processing Facility; active registered Construction & Demolition (C&D) Debris Processing Facility; active permitted Recyclables Handling and Recovery Facility (RHRF); and active registered Recyclables Handling and Recovery Facility (RHRF), I request the following information:– The maximum permitted throughput of putrescible solid waste (PSD) in tons per day, construction and demolition debris (C&D) in tons per day, and commingled recyclables (CR) in tons per day and equivalent cubic yards per day;- The maximum permitted storage capacity of putrescible solid waste (PSD) in cubic yards per day, construction and demolition debris (C&D) in cubic yards per day, and commingled recyclables (CR) in cubic yards per day.

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From: New York DEC Support

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Dear Mr. Loureiro:
This is in response to your Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) request received February 1, 2016 seeking the following records: “For each of the following facilities present in the New York State: active permitted Transfer Station; active permitted Construction & Demolition (C&D) Debris Processing Facility; active registered Construction & Demolition (C&D) Debris Processing Facility; active permitted Recyclables Handling and Recovery Facility (RHRF); and active registered Recyclables Handling and Recovery Facility (RHRF), I request the following information: – The maximum permitted throughput of putrescible solid waste (PSD) in tons per day, construction and demolition debris (C&D) in tons per day, and commingled recyclables (CR) in tons per day and equivalent cubic yards per day; - The maximum permitted storage capacity of putrescible solid waste (PSD) in cubic yards per day, construction and demolition debris (C&D) in cubic yards per day, and commingled recyclables (CR) in cubic yards per day.”
Records identified as responsive to your request have been uploaded into the Department's online FOIL request system.  Please visit https://mycusthelp.com/NEWYORKDEC/_rs/RequestLogin.aspx to log into your DEC FOIL account, where you can view and download the records.  In response to your request for data regarding storage capacity for various types of solid waste management facilities, be advised that the Department does not have the ability to retrieve or extract that data with reasonable effort.  Storage capacity data is maintained within individual permits.
To the extent that you believe this response is denying you access to responsive records, you have the right to appeal within thirty (30) days.  Please direct any appeal, in writing to: FOIL Appeals Officer Office of General Counsel New York State Department of Environmental Conservation 625 Broadway, 14th Floor Albany, NY 12233-1500
If I can be of further assistance, please call me at (518) 492-9522 and reference FOIL W003269-020116.
Ruth L. Earl Records Access Officer, Office of General Counsel New York State Department of Environmental Conservation 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-1500 P: (518) 402-9522 F: (518) 402-9018 | access.records@dec.ny.gov www.dec.ny.gov | |

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Unfortunately your email was not recognized and has not been routed accordingly.  Please be advised that if you wish to submit a new request or check on the status of an already submitted request, you should visit the Description: TO: [newyorkdec@mycusthelp.net]February 25, 2016New York State Department of Environmental ConservationRecords Access OfficerNew York State Department of Environmental Conservation625 BroadwayAlbany, NY 12233-1500This is a follow up to request number W003269-020116 :Dear Ms. Earl,Thank you very much for sending these records. I would like to ask for a clarification regarding the data sent in response to this request, FOIL W003269-020116.In the dataset I've received, there are 490 facilities that are listed as having zero permitted capacity (column "Existing Annual Permit Limits" in the spreadsheet). Does this mean that the NYS DEC does not regulate the permitted capacity for these facilities? Or does it mean that this information is not available?In addition, there are 18 facilities listed in the dataset that have their permitted capacity listed but do not have the units for this capacity listed. I would like to ask for information information regarding the units for these facilities, if available.Let me know if you have any questions and thank you for your cooperation.Sincerely,Bernardo Loureiro---On Feb. 22, 2016:

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From: Bernardo Loureiro

Dear Ms. Earl,

Thank you very much for sending these records. I would like to ask for a clarification regarding the data sent in response to this request, FOIL W003269-020116.

In the dataset I've received, there are 490 facilities that are listed as having zero permitted capacity (column "Existing Annual Permit Limits" in the spreadsheet). Does this mean that the NYS DEC does not regulate the permitted capacity for these facilities? Or does it mean that this information is not available?

In addition, there are 18 facilities listed in the dataset that have their permitted capacity listed but do not have the units for this capacity listed. I would like to ask for information information regarding the units for these facilities, if available.

Let me know if you have any questions and thank you for your cooperation.

Sincerely,
Bernardo Loureiro

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