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


Section 28-0112 Pollution prevention institute program

Environmental Conservation (ENV)

  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.