- The Laws of New York
- Consolidated Laws
- Environmental Conservation
- Article 33: Pesticides
- Title 7: Registration of Pesticides
Section 33-0714 Water quality monitoring for pesticides
Environmental Conservation (ENV)
The department, in coordination with the United States Geological Survey National Water Quality Assessment Program, the New York State Water Resources Institute, and other parties, shall conduct a water quality monitoring program to provide an adequate understanding of the health and environmental impacts of pesticide use in the state. The department shall utilize this program, as it deems necessary, in: making pesticide registration decisions; reviewing suspensions and cancellations of pesticide registrations in the state; and assessing the status, trends, and health impacts of any pesticide contamination of ground and surface waters on Long Island and throughout the state.