N.Y. Environmental Conservation Law Section 17-0501
General prohibition against pollution


It shall be unlawful for any person, directly or indirectly, to throw, drain, run or otherwise discharge into such waters organic or inorganic matter that shall cause or contribute to a condition in contravention of the standards adopted by the department pursuant to section 17-0301.

Source: Section 17-0501 — General prohibition against pollution, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/ENV/17-0501 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Nov. 25, 2023).

Nov. 25, 2023

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