1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. Environmental Conservation
  4. Article 28: Pollution Prevention

Section 28-0101 Declaration of policy

Environmental Conservation (ENV)

  It is declared to be the policy of the state of New York to promote affordable and cost effective methods to reduce energy and resource consumption and reduce or eliminate the use of hazardous substances and the generation of such substances, pollution or waste at the source in order to conserve, improve and protect New York's environment and natural resources; enhance the health, safety and welfare of its citizens; and increase the economic competitiveness of New York businesses.