N.Y. Environmental Conservation Law Section 71-1129
Emergencies excepted

The civil liabilities imposed upon persons violating the provisions of article 15, except section 15-1713, shall not be construed to include any violation which was caused by an act of God, war, strike, riot or other catastrophe as to which negligence or willful misconduct on the part of such person was not the proximate cause.

Source: Section 71-1129 — Emergencies excepted, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/ENV/71-1129 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Dec. 2, 2023).

Dec. 2, 2023

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Sep. 22, 2014

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