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SECTION 174-B
Use of agents
Navigation (NAV) CHAPTER 37, ARTICLE 12, PART 2
§ 174-b. Use of agents. 1. The commissioner may promulgate regulations
governing the use of dispersants, burning agents, biological additives,
surface collecting agents or other chemical additives in the cleanup and
removal of a petroleum discharge.

2. The commissioner shall pursue an official memorandum of
understanding with the United States Coast Guard regarding the planned
uses of dispersants, burning agents, sinking agents, biological
additives, surface collecting agents or other chemical additives in the
event of a petroleum discharge. Such memorandum of understanding should
be reflective of any rules or regulations promulgated pursuant to this
section.

3. No person shall supervise, aid or participate in any use of
dispersants, burning agents, sinking agents, biological additives,
surface collecting agents or other chemical additives which is
inconsistent with any rule or regulation promulgated pursuant to this
section.