Environmentally Sound Law and Legal Definition

Pursuant to 16 USCS § 4702 (6), [Title 16. Conservation; Chapter 67. Aquatic Nuisance Prevention and Control; General Provisions] the term environmentally sound methods, efforts, actions or programs means “methods, efforts, actions or programs to prevent introductions or control infestations of aquatic nuisance species that minimize adverse impacts to the structure and function of an ecosystem and adverse effects on non-target organisms and ecosystems and emphasize integrated pest management techniques and nonchemical measures.”