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Critical Environmental Areas in Orange County

Critical Environmental Areas in Orange County
Designating Agency: Critical Environmental Area Recorded Date Effective
Reason for Designation
Greenwood Lake, Village of 9 Mile Stretch of Greenwood Lake (pdf, 201 kb) 9-6-79 10-7-79 natural setting
Newburgh, Town of Chadwick Lake Reservoir Environs (pdf, 261 kb) 4-21-87 5-21-87 development threat to public health
Wawaywanda, Town of Ridge Preservation Areas (pdf, 319 kb)(Lands over 600' elevation) 11-2-93 12-2-93 preserve ridgelines to reduce erosion
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