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SECTION 28-0112
Pollution prevention institute program
Environmental Conservation (ENV) CHAPTER 43-B, ARTICLE 28
§ 28-0112. Pollution prevention institute program.

1. There is hereby established the New York state pollution prevention
institute program. The "pollution prevention institute" shall mean an
institute whose mission is to promote one or more of the purposes of
section 28-0103 of this article through research, development,
technology demonstration, technology transfer, education, outreach,
recognition and training programs in a manner consistent with the
definition of pollution prevention and the principles of pollution
prevention established by this article, including but not limited to
green chemistry and reuse and remanufacturing.

2. The commissioner is hereby directed to award, on a competitive
basis, within amounts appropriated, after consultation with the
pollution prevention and environmental compliance coordinating council,
state assistance payments to one public or private university or
non-profit institution, or more as part of a consortium, to establish,
operate and maintain a pollution prevention institute in New York state
consistent with the principles established by this article.