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SECTION 179-A
New York environmental protection and spill remediation account
Navigation (NAV) CHAPTER 37, ARTICLE 12, PART 3
§ 179-a. New York environmental protection and spill remediation
account. 1. There is hereby created an account within the miscellaneous
capital projects fund, the New York environmental protection and spill
remediation account. The New York environmental protection and spill
remediation account shall consist of license fees received by the state
pursuant to section one hundred seventy-four of this article, in an
amount equal to expenditures made from this account.

2. These moneys, after appropriation by the legislature, and within
the amounts set forth and for the several purposes specified, shall be
available to reimburse the department of environmental conservation for
expenditures associated with the purposes of costs incurred under this
article, including cleanup and removal of petroleum spills, and other
capital, investigation, maintenance and remediation costs.

3. All payments made from the New York environmental protection and
spill remediation account shall be made by the administrator upon
certification by the commissioner.

4. Spending pursuant to this section shall be included in the annual
report required by section one hundred ninety-six of this article.