- The Laws of New York
- Consolidated Laws
- Environmental Conservation
- Article 8: Environmental Quality Review
Section 8-0101 Purpose
Environmental Conservation (ENV)
It is the purpose of this act to declare a state policy which will encourage productive and enjoyable harmony between man and his environment; to promote efforts which will prevent or eliminate damage to the environment and enhance human and community resources; and to enrich the understanding of the ecological systems, natural, human and community resources important to the people of the state.