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CHAPTER 43-B
Environmental Conservation
CHAPTER 664
An ACT to repeal and reenact chapter forty-three-B of the consolidated

laws, to amend the public health law, and to repeal certain articles,

titles, parts and sections of the conservation law, the public health

law, the agriculture and markets law, the executive law, and chapter

seven hundred one of the laws of nineteen hundred fifty-two, entitled

"An act providing for joint action by the states of Delaware, New

Jersey and New York and the commonwealth of Pennsylvania in

developing, utilizing, controlling, and conserving the water resources

of the Delaware river basin in order to assure an adequate water

supply; authorizing the governor, for these purposes, to enter into a

compact on behalf of the state of New York with the states of Delaware

and New Jersey and the commonwealth of Pennsylvania and to apply on

behalf of the state of New York to the congress of the United States

for its consent thereto; creating the Delaware River basin water

commission and specifying the powers and duties thereof, including the

power to finance projects by the issuance of bonds; providing for the

appointment of the state of New York members of the said commission;

approving an integrated water project; requiring the commission to

prepare and report plans and specifications for specific projects; and

requiring certain prior approvals by the legislature of the compacting

states," in relation to environmental conservation generally

Became a law May 31, 1972, with the approval of the Governor. Passed
by a majority vote, three-fifths being present

The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and
Assembly, do enact as follows:

CHAPTER 43-B OF THE CONSOLIDATED LAWS

ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION LAW
Article 1. General provisions (§ 1-0101 to 1-0303).

3. Department of environmental conservation; general

functions, powers, duties and jurisdiction

(§ 3-0101 to 3-0321).

6. State smart growth public infrastructure policy act

(§ 6-0101 to 6-0111).

7. Council of environmental advisors (§ 7-0101 to 7-0109).

8. Environmental quality review (§ 8-0101 to 8-0117).

9. Lands and forests (§ 9-0101 to 9-2105).

11. Fish and wildlife (§ 11-0101 to 11-2503).

13. Marine and coastal resources (§ 13-0101 to 13-0705).

14. New York ocean and Great Lakes ecosystem conservation act

(§ 14-0101 to 14-0113).

15. Water resources (§ 15-0101 to 15-3305).

16. Flood control (§ 16-0101 to 16-0119).

17. Water pollution control (§ 17-0101 to 17-2105).

19. Air pollution control (§ 19-0101 to 19-1105).

21. Pollution control compacts (§ 21-0101 to 21-1707).

22. Mining of uranium (§ 22-1010 to 22-1070).

23. Mineral resources (§ 23-0101 to 23-2723).

24. Freshwater wetlands (§ 24-0101 to 24-1305).

25. Tidal Wetlands (§ 25-0101 to 25-0601).

27. Collection, treatment and disposal of refuse and other

solid waste (§ 27-0101 to 27-3101).

28. Pollution prevention (§ 28-0101 to 28-0113)

29. Low-level radioactive waste facilities

(§ 29-0101 to 29-0703).

33. Pesticides (§ 33-0101 to 33-1503).

34. Coastal erosion hazard areas (§ 34-0101 to 34-0113).

35. Detergents and other household cleansing products

(§ 35-0101 to 35-0109).

36. Participation in Flood Insurance Programs

(§ 36-0101 to 36-0115).

37. Substances Hazardous or Acutely Hazardous to Public

Health, safety or the Environment

(§ 37-0101 to 37-0917).

38. Chlorofluorocarbon compounds (§ 38-0101 to 38-0111).

39. Sewage system cleaners and additives used in restricted

geographical areas (§ 39-0101 to 39-0107).

40. Hazardous Substances Bulk Storage Act

(§ 40-0101 to 40-0123).

41. Powers and duties of the department applicable only to the

sixth park region (§ 41-0101 to 41-0107).

42. Historic Saratoga-Washington on the Hudson Partnership

(§ 42-0101 to 42-0117).

43. Lake George park commission (§ 43-0101 to 43-0125).

44. Hudson River Valley Greenway (§ 44-0101 to 44-0121).

45. State nature and historical preserve trust

(§ 45-0101 to 45-0117).

46. Albany Pine Bush preserve commission

(§ 46-0101 to 46-0115).

47. County and regional environmental management councils

(§ 47-0101 to 47-0117).

48. Environmental justice (§ 48-0101 to 48-0113).

49. Protection of natural and man-made beauty

(§ 49-0101 to 49-0311).

51. Implementation of Environmental Quality Bond Act of 1972

(§ 51-0101 to 51-1105).

52. Implementation of Environmental Quality Bond Act of 1986

(§ 52-0101 to 52-0911).

53. Tree conservation and urban forestry

(§ 53-0101 to 53-0307).

54. Environmental protection act (§ 54-0101 to 54-1523).

55. Sole source aquifer protection (§ 55-0101 to 55-0119).

56. Implementation of the clean water/clean air bond act of

1996 (§ 56-0101 to 56-0611).

57. Long Island Pine Barrens Maritime Reserve Act

(§ 57-0101 to 57-0213).

58. Implementation of the environmental bond act of 2022

"restore mother nature" (§ 58-0101 to 58-1103).

70. Uniform procedures (§ 70-0101 to 70-0121).

71. Enforcement (§ 71-0101 to 71-4412).

72. Environmental regulatory program fees

(§ 72-0101 to 72-1011).

73. New York state canal flood mitigation task force

(§ 73-0101 to 73-0107).

75. Climate change (§ 75-0101 to 75-0119).