- The Laws of New York
- Consolidated Laws
- Agriculture & Markets
- Article 11-A: Agricultural Environmental Management
Section 151-E Coordination with the state pollutant discharge elimination system (SPDES) permit program
Agriculture & Markets (AGM)
Coordination with the state pollutant discharge elimination system (SPDES) permit program. Nothing in this article shall limit the application of title seven or eight of article seventeen of the environmental conservation law relating to point source discharges of pollution to farm owners or operators participating in the AEM program. The department shall work with the department of environmental conservation to coordinate the administration of the AEM program with the SPDES permit program to minimize the regulatory burden on the farm community while protecting the quality of the waters of the state.