1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. Environmental Conservation
  4. 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.