Representing the Business of Chemistry

The New York State Chemistry Council is a statewide trade association that serves as the premier voice on chemicals, environmental, and health and safety issues that impact chemical companies and the industry at large in New York. We serve our members by providing legislative and regulatory advocacy, information, counsel and support, as well as help them respond to the initiatives and concerns of elected officials, regulators and community groups.

Did you know New York's chemical industry...

  • Is the largest manufacturing industry in the state at $27.8 B.

  • Invests $1.1 B to build and update equipment and facilities.

  • Is the 8th largest chemistry producing state in the nation.

  • Provides 37,412 direct jobs and 30,113 related jobs. 

Click for more facts about the economic impact of chemistry.

Latest News

Statewide Greenhouse Gas Emission Limits Scheduled for Oct. 20, 2020, at 2:00  &6:00 p.m. 
Read more & access the info here.

Commitment to Explore Recycling Options
The New York State Chemistry Council supports  Governor Cuomo and the Department of Environmental Conservation's recent initiative to explore recycling options. Read the press release here


Upcoming Events


Best Practices in Evaluating Environmental Compliance and Permitting Obligations for Changes at a Chemical Facility

    Presented by Brian Noel and Ellen Hewitt of Trinity Consultants 


Chemical Facilities are constantly undergoing changes.  

This presentation will provide case studies for changes occurring at chemical facilities and the practical methodologies utilized to determine the impact on Title V permitting and Federal Regulations.  Facility changes can trigger many questions including, will emissions are impacted, the effect on notifications, potential triggering of NSPS or MACT standards, does retest need to be completed, etc. 



Topics will include:
* Best practices for performing environmental review

- Key terms, probing questions, and real-world examples
- Identifying what changes have impact on environmental requirements
- Common mistakes or gaps in MOC processes


Wednesday, January 22, 2020 
New York State Chemistry Council Annual Meeting 
Breakfast 7:45 a.m.; meeting begins at 8:15 a.m. 
The Albany Room, Empire State Plaza Concourse
Albany, NY 12207
More information
Register or email Erin DeSantis at

New York State Chemistry Council
11 North Pearl Street, Suite 1400
Albany, NY 12207

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