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SECTION 13-0307
Sanitary surveys
Environmental Conservation (ENV) CHAPTER 43-B, ARTICLE 13, TITLE 3
§ 13-0307. Sanitary surveys.

1. The department periodically shall examine all shellfish lands
within the marine district and the Hudson River between the Governor
Mario M. Cuomo bridge and the federal dam at Troy to ascertain the
sanitary condition thereof in accordance with regulations promulgated
pursuant to section 13-0319 of this title.

2. The department, following an examination, shall certify which
shellfish lands are in such sanitary condition that shellfish thereon
may be taken for use as food. Such lands shall be designated as
certified shellfish lands, and all other shellfish lands as uncertified
shellfish lands.

3. The department, annually, and as often as it deems necessary, shall
publish in a newspaper in the county in which such lands are located a
notice containing a description, in plain language, of uncertified
shellfish lands and stating that a legal description of such lands is
available from the department. The department shall make a legal
description of uncertified shellfish lands available to the public upon