Ardizzone v. Elliott

ELR Citation: ELR 20804
No(s). 255 (N.Y. Dec 21, 1989)

The court holds that the New York Freshwater Wetlands Act (FWA) preempts a local wetlands and drainage law because the state retains regulatory authority over freshwater wetlands until the local government meets statutory and regulatory requirements needed to assume jurisdiction over its wetlands. T...