This article examines the background to the enactment of the Lloyd Moratorium, the role of science, and a discussion of why limits on certain groundwater use are appropriate. Section Two reviews the history of the Lloyd Moratorium and the challenges to it. The role of the State in implementing the moratorium is also considered. Section Three describes the current guidelines for Lloyd well permits. Section Four reviews the vulnerability of the Lloyd aquifer. Section Five discusses the necessity of setting a high bar for Lloyd aquifer access. Section Six concludes with an outline of how the Long Island aquifer system can benefit from comprehensive, science-based management.
Recommended CitationSarah J. Meyland, Understanding the Lloyd Moratorium and the Science that Supports It, 33 Pace Envtl. L. Rev. 476 (2016)
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