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District-level environmental compliance audits are a sound strategy

On Board Online • August 31, 2015

By the New York State Association of School Attorneys

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) conducts inspections in a broad spectrum of industries, including inspections at educational institutions.

In school districts, these inspections serve two primary purposes: (1) to ensure that district facilities are being managed and run in a manner that ensures a safe and healthy environment for students, staff and visitors; and (2) to ensure that district operations aren't impairing the environment.

Understandably, school officials can find such governmental inspections stressful. If inspectors find violations of environmental laws, this can result in fines and remediation costs for the districts, not to mention unwanted negative publicity.

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