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Part 858: Lower Hudson River (Main Stream)

(Statutory authority: Environmental Conservation Law, § 17-0301)

Contents:

Sec.

§858.1 Adopting Order

Pursuant to article 17 of the Environmental Conservation Law, after proper study and following public hearings held on due notice, the Department of Environmental Conservation hereby adopts and assigns the following classifications and standards of quality and purity to all surface waters within the designated drainage basin of Lower Hudson River (main stream) within Albany, Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, Orange, Putnam, and Ulster Counties as hereinafter described.

§858.2 Definitions and Conditions

The several terms, words or phrases hereinafter mentioned shall be construed as follows:

(a) Item No.In table I of this Part an item number is assigned to each specifically designated waters or portions thereof.

(b) Class as appearing in table I, as the letters A, B or C opposite each specifically designated waters, means class A, B or C as the case may be, as set forth in Part 701, supra.

(c) Standards as appearing in table I, as the letters A, B or C opposite each specifically designated waters, shall mean the standards of quality and purity established for class A, B or C, as the case may be, as set forth in Part 701, supra.

(d) Name as appearing in table I of this Part shall mean the name, if any, by which the specifically designated waters are generally known and which may appear on the reference maps. In cases of specifically designated waters which have no name, the named tributary to which the unnamed waters are tributary is indicated as far as possible.

(e) Description as appearing in table I of this Part shall mean a brief indication as to the location of she specifically designated waters. Entries may include designations of segments or sections of waters to which a particular assignment of a class and standards shall apply. Entries may also include any useful information pertinent to the classification and standards.

(f) Map ref. no. as appearing in table I of this Part means map reference number and indicates one or more of the following numbered maps reproduced herein completely, or in part, on which the specifically designated waters and their index numbers are shown. The following maps were produced from original maps which may be procured through the Washington Distribution Section, Geological Survey.

Map Ref. No. Name of Quadrangle Edition
1 Bear Mt. to Milton 1953
2 Poughkeepsie to Glasco 1953
3 Saugerties to Mill Creek 1953
4 New Baltimore to Troy 1953

§858.3 Assigned Classifications and Standards of Quality and Purity

The classifications and standards of quality and purity which are hereby assigned to waters of the Hudson River are as set forth in table I of this Part.

§858.4 Table I

Table I
Classifications And Standards of Quality And Purity Which Are Assigned to Waters of The Hudson River Bordering Counties of Albany, Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, Orange, Putnam, Rensselaer And Ulster
Item No. Waters Index Number Name Description Map Ref. No. Class Standards
1 H portion Hudson River From boundary formed by northerly Rockland County line on west shore and northerly Westchester County line on east shore to boundary formed by Roseton on west shore and Low Point on east shore in general area of Chelsea (Sta. 4). 1 B B
2 H portion Hudson River From boundary formed by Roseton on west shore and Low Point on east shore in generalarea of Chelse to boundary formed by east-west line through light no. 28 on southern end of Esopus Island. 1,2 A A
3 H portion Hudson River From boundary formed by east-west line through light no. 28 on southern end of Esopus Island to boundary formed by east-west line through light no. 72 off south end of Houghtaling Island. 2,3 A A
4 H portion Hudson River From boundary formed by east-west line through light no. 72 off south end of Houghtaling Island to boundary formed by east-west line through most northern confluence of Mohawk and Hudson Rivers. 4 C C

§858.5 Map A

TABULAR OR GRAPHIC MATERIAL SET FORTH AT THIS POINT IS NOT DISPLAYABLE

§858.6 Section Maps

TABULAR OR GRAPHIC MATERIAL SET FORTH AT THIS POINT IS NOT DISPLAYABLE