Hazardous Waste Control

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    Taxonomy Code: JD-6500.1800-300

    Programs that establish regulations for the disposal of hazardous waste, issue hazardous waste permits which authorize the treatment of hazardous materials and discharge into the public sewer system; issue licenses for for class one landfills, i.e., those that handle all waste except for nuclear materials; establish standards for abandoned hazardous waste; accept and investigate reports of accidental spills or illegal dumping into the streets, gutters, catch basins, sewers or storm drains; and, where warranted, revoke licenses or permits that have been issued and/or initiate litigation against individuals and organizations who have failed to comply with hazardous waste control regulations.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL WASTE MANAGEMENTResponsible for the environmentally sound disposal of solid waste within the Town and sanitary sewage disposal from the Huntington and Centerport Sewer Districts.SuffolkDEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL WASTE MANAGEMENTTOWN OF HUNTINGTON
    DIVISION OF ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTHResponsible for protecting the community from adverse health effects that may result from environmental pollution, unsanitary conditions or unsafe practices. Activities include backflow prevention, inspection and regulation of public beaches and swimming pools, information on beach openings and closings, inspections and monitoring of children's summer camps, demolition permits, monitors the quality of drinking water, conducts hearings on alleged violations of Public Health Laws, inspects food service establishments and investigates foodborne disease outbreaks, provides training for food service managers, responds to complaints regarding dog waste, garbage overflowing sewage and bird feeding, responds to heating complaints, regulates the removal or abandonment of fuel oil tanks, tests for lead exposure, investigates reports of animal bites and rodent complaints, inspects sewer connections/closures, controls the spread of mosquitoes, and inspects and provides sanitary control over motels and hotels. Call for more information.For recorded information on beach openings/closings in Nassau County call (516)227-9000.NassauDIVISION OF ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTHNASSAU COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH-DIVISION OF ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH
    OFFICE OF POLLUTION CONTROLThe Office of Pollution Control is comprised of three bureaus, Inspection Services, Environmental Engineering and Enforcement. The Office is responsible for enforcing pollution laws pertaining to the storage of toxic and hazardous materials, waste water treatment, pollution remediation. The Office serves as a resource regarding questions on indoor air quality, solid waste disposal, recycling and pollution prevention.SuffolkOFFICE OF POLLUTION CONTROLSUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES-DIVISION OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
    SANITATION DEPARTMENTMaintains town-owned landfill for registered carter dumping. Provides for hazardous waste dumping twice a year call for schedule. Facilitates communications between residents and carters.SANITATION DEPARTMENTTOWN OF RIVERHEAD

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