An Important Message from the NYS Environmental Facilities Corporation on Essential Construction
From the New York State Environmental Facilities Corporation (EFC):
“Pursuant to Governor Cuomo’s Executive Order 202.6 and the Empire State Development’s Guidance For Determining Whether a Business Enterprise is Subject To a Workforce Reduction Under Recent Executive Orders, amended March 27, 2020, all water and wastewater construction projects are deemed essential construction services and construction may continue. Every construction site must maintain social distancing and safety best practices.”
This language has not made it into the official guidance posted by ESD yet, but comes from ESD and is official. We will advise the membership when/if the guidance is updated with this or any other additional language or clarifications. We also urge you to check regularly on ESD’s FAQ page, which contains valuable information.