Ensure that any municipality receiving state assistance for closing a municipal landfill has completed a closure investigation report considering future climate risk.

Statutory Language: 

CRRA § 8: “Subdivision 3 of section 54-0503 of the environmental conservation law, as added by chapter 610 of the laws of  1993, is amended  to read as follows:

3. A closure investigation report which complies with the requirements of  applicable  regulations of the department, including a demonstration that future physical climate risk due to sea level  rise,  and/or  storm surges  and/or  flooding, based on available data predicting the likelihood of future extreme weather events, including  hazard  risk  analysis data if applicable, has been considered, shall have been submitted."