N.Y. Environmental Conservation Law Section 71-2507
Pollution of tidal wetlands

Where any tidal wetlands are subject to pollution, the commissioner and attorney general shall take all appropriate action to abate the pollution. In addition, the commissioner may restrict or order cessation of solid waste disposal, deep well disposal, or liquid waste disposal where such is polluting a given area of tidal wetland. Where pesticides, chemical products, or fertilizer residues are the polluting agents, the commissioner shall confer with other appropriate public officials to limit the use of such substances at their source; after appropriate consultations, the commissioner may make such rules and regulations as he deems necessary under Environmental Conservation Law § 3-0301 (General functions, powers and duties of the department and the commissioner)section 3-0301 of the environmental conservation law.

Source: Section 71-2507 — Pollution of tidal wetlands, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/ENV/71-2507 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 15, 2024).

Jun. 15, 2024

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