By State -- New York -- Drinking Water Protection
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Aquatic Resource Protection
This law was created in order to protect the water resources and buffer zones adjacent to them. The law discusses: the activities that are permitted, activities that are banned, activities wh...
Indebtedness Provision for Public Services
This provision of the New York State Constitution allows the legislature to authorize any municipality or combination of two or more public corporations to contract indebtedness in order to supply pub...
Keeping NY’s Water Pure: A Guide to Financial and Technical Assistance Programs
A guide for state and local officials, to agencies which offer financial and technical assistance in water and sewer infrastructure development and water quality management. Agencies offering financia...
The Protection of New York City’s Drinking Water
Jayne E. Daly discusses the degradation of New York City’s drinking water which is caused by industrial waste, sewage, grease from roadways, fertilizers and pesticides; or more generally stated, the i...
Lakes and Waterways
This law creates a prohibition on certain activities within the Village of Tarrytown, which are likely to pollute the Village’s waterways.
The intent of Chapter 88 of the Town Code for the Town of West Seneca is to employ pest-control strategies that are the least hazardous to human health and the environment, and to adopt an integrated ...
In order to preserve and protect natural resources, any facilities related to water or having an impact on water will be inspected. Any spills or potential spills are required to be reported. Also req...
Chapter 107: Freshwater Wetlands
This law states the Town Board’s rationale for protecting wetlands within the Town of North Castle, NY. Some of the stated reasons include: the import role the wetlands have in cleaning the water sup...
Wetlands and Drainage
North Castle’s new Chapter 209 includes a finding of facts section, which restates many benefits of wetlands and watercourses. The intent of the law is ensure that activities in and around wetlands an...
Protection of Steep Slopes
The purpose of Chapter 245 of Greenburgh’s Town Code is to prevent erosion and sedimentation, including loss of topsoil, and protection of the water quality. Through this chapter, the Town also seek...
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