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Meeting Name: Committee on Environmental Protection Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 12/18/2017 2:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: 250 Broadway - Committee Rm, 14th Fl.
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Int 0054-2014 *Costa G. Constantinides Proposed Int. No. 54-AUse of alternative fuels and alternative fuel technologies in the city ferry fleet.IntroductionProposed Int. No. 54-A would require that the Commissioner study the feasibility of using alternative fuels, including at least 5% biodiesel, renewable diesel and alternative fuel technologies including hybrid electric, battery electric and fuel cell electric power trains. The Commissioner must submit a report on the results of the study by December 2019 and then, to the fullest extent practicable, implement the use of such alternative fuels or technologies.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0054-2014 *Costa G. Constantinides  Use of alternative fuels and alternative fuel technologies in the city ferry fleet.IntroductionProposed Int. No. 54-A would require that the Commissioner study the feasibility of using alternative fuels, including at least 5% biodiesel, renewable diesel and alternative fuel technologies including hybrid electric, battery electric and fuel cell electric power trains. The Commissioner must submit a report on the results of the study by December 2019 and then, to the fullest extent practicable, implement the use of such alternative fuels or technologies.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 0054-2014 *Costa G. Constantinides  Use of alternative fuels and alternative fuel technologies in the city ferry fleet.IntroductionProposed Int. No. 54-A would require that the Commissioner study the feasibility of using alternative fuels, including at least 5% biodiesel, renewable diesel and alternative fuel technologies including hybrid electric, battery electric and fuel cell electric power trains. The Commissioner must submit a report on the results of the study by December 2019 and then, to the fullest extent practicable, implement the use of such alternative fuels or technologies.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0054-2014 ACosta G. Constantinides  Use of alternative fuels and alternative fuel technologies in the city ferry fleet.IntroductionProposed Int. No. 54-A would require that the Commissioner study the feasibility of using alternative fuels, including at least 5% biodiesel, renewable diesel and alternative fuel technologies including hybrid electric, battery electric and fuel cell electric power trains. The Commissioner must submit a report on the results of the study by December 2019 and then, to the fullest extent practicable, implement the use of such alternative fuels or technologies.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 0717-2015 *Helen K. Rosenthal Proposed Int. No. 717-ACivil penalties for idling infractions and enforcement through citizen complaints.IntroductionProposed Int. No. 717-A would require reporting on idling complaints and their dispositions. It would also increase the award for citizen enforcement of idling complaints from an amount which “shall not exceed 25%” of proceeds collected to 25% of such proceeds where the department of environmental protection brings the proceeding. Finally this legislation requires the department to publish on its website the best practices for filing citizen complaints and gathering documentation.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0717-2015 *Helen K. Rosenthal  Civil penalties for idling infractions and enforcement through citizen complaints.IntroductionProposed Int. No. 717-A would require reporting on idling complaints and their dispositions. It would also increase the award for citizen enforcement of idling complaints from an amount which “shall not exceed 25%” of proceeds collected to 25% of such proceeds where the department of environmental protection brings the proceeding. Finally this legislation requires the department to publish on its website the best practices for filing citizen complaints and gathering documentation.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 0717-2015 *Helen K. Rosenthal  Civil penalties for idling infractions and enforcement through citizen complaints.IntroductionProposed Int. No. 717-A would require reporting on idling complaints and their dispositions. It would also increase the award for citizen enforcement of idling complaints from an amount which “shall not exceed 25%” of proceeds collected to 25% of such proceeds where the department of environmental protection brings the proceeding. Finally this legislation requires the department to publish on its website the best practices for filing citizen complaints and gathering documentation.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0717-2015 AHelen K. Rosenthal  Civil penalties for idling infractions and enforcement through citizen complaints.IntroductionProposed Int. No. 717-A would require reporting on idling complaints and their dispositions. It would also increase the award for citizen enforcement of idling complaints from an amount which “shall not exceed 25%” of proceeds collected to 25% of such proceeds where the department of environmental protection brings the proceeding. Finally this legislation requires the department to publish on its website the best practices for filing citizen complaints and gathering documentation.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 0880-2015 *Helen K. Rosenthal Proposed Int. No. 880-AUse of biodiesel fuel in school buses.IntroductionProposed Int. No. 880-A requires a review of the types and models of buses that are used pursuant to existing school bus contracts and their compatibility with biodiesel blends. This bill also requires review of the mode of fueling by school bus contractors including in-house, retail or fuel truck, the supply availability of biodiesel for each mode of fueling for the use of biodiesel. The results of the study would be communicated to the Mayor and The Speaker by June 30, 2019.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0880-2015 *Helen K. Rosenthal  Use of biodiesel fuel in school buses.IntroductionProposed Int. No. 880-A requires a review of the types and models of buses that are used pursuant to existing school bus contracts and their compatibility with biodiesel blends. This bill also requires review of the mode of fueling by school bus contractors including in-house, retail or fuel truck, the supply availability of biodiesel for each mode of fueling for the use of biodiesel. The results of the study would be communicated to the Mayor and The Speaker by June 30, 2019.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 0880-2015 *Helen K. Rosenthal  Use of biodiesel fuel in school buses.IntroductionProposed Int. No. 880-A requires a review of the types and models of buses that are used pursuant to existing school bus contracts and their compatibility with biodiesel blends. This bill also requires review of the mode of fueling by school bus contractors including in-house, retail or fuel truck, the supply availability of biodiesel for each mode of fueling for the use of biodiesel. The results of the study would be communicated to the Mayor and The Speaker by June 30, 2019.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0880-2015 AHelen K. Rosenthal  Use of biodiesel fuel in school buses.IntroductionProposed Int. No. 880-A requires a review of the types and models of buses that are used pursuant to existing school bus contracts and their compatibility with biodiesel blends. This bill also requires review of the mode of fueling by school bus contractors including in-house, retail or fuel truck, the supply availability of biodiesel for each mode of fueling for the use of biodiesel. The results of the study would be communicated to the Mayor and The Speaker by June 30, 2019.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 0978-2015 *Ritchie J. Torres Proposed Int. No. 978-DMold assessment, mold abatement and mold remediation for certain buildings.IntroductionThis bill would establish minimum standards for carrying out mold assessment, mold abatement and mold remediation for buildings that contain 10 or more dwelling units or is located on a zoning lot that contains 25,000 or more square feet of non-residential floor area.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0978-2015 *Ritchie J. Torres  Mold assessment, mold abatement and mold remediation for certain buildings.IntroductionThis bill would establish minimum standards for carrying out mold assessment, mold abatement and mold remediation for buildings that contain 10 or more dwelling units or is located on a zoning lot that contains 25,000 or more square feet of non-residential floor area.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 0978-2015 *Ritchie J. Torres  Mold assessment, mold abatement and mold remediation for certain buildings.IntroductionThis bill would establish minimum standards for carrying out mold assessment, mold abatement and mold remediation for buildings that contain 10 or more dwelling units or is located on a zoning lot that contains 25,000 or more square feet of non-residential floor area.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0978-2015 DRitchie J. Torres  Mold assessment, mold abatement and mold remediation for certain buildings.IntroductionThis bill would establish minimum standards for carrying out mold assessment, mold abatement and mold remediation for buildings that contain 10 or more dwelling units or is located on a zoning lot that contains 25,000 or more square feet of non-residential floor area.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 1629-2017 *Costa G. Constantinides Proposed Int. No. 1629-ARequiring periodic recommendations on adoption of more stringent energy efficiency requirements for certain buildings.IntroductionThis bill requires that, during the 2019 and 2022 energy code revision cycle, DOB will submit proposed amendments to make the City’s energy code match the “model stretch energy code” created by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA). Further, in the 2025 code revisions cycle (and future revision cycles), DOB will include in its proposed amendments energy performance targets for larger buildings.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1629-2017 *Costa G. Constantinides  Requiring periodic recommendations on adoption of more stringent energy efficiency requirements for certain buildings.IntroductionThis bill requires that, during the 2019 and 2022 energy code revision cycle, DOB will submit proposed amendments to make the City’s energy code match the “model stretch energy code” created by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA). Further, in the 2025 code revisions cycle (and future revision cycles), DOB will include in its proposed amendments energy performance targets for larger buildings.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 1629-2017 *Costa G. Constantinides  Requiring periodic recommendations on adoption of more stringent energy efficiency requirements for certain buildings.IntroductionThis bill requires that, during the 2019 and 2022 energy code revision cycle, DOB will submit proposed amendments to make the City’s energy code match the “model stretch energy code” created by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA). Further, in the 2025 code revisions cycle (and future revision cycles), DOB will include in its proposed amendments energy performance targets for larger buildings.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1629-2017 ACosta G. Constantinides  Requiring periodic recommendations on adoption of more stringent energy efficiency requirements for certain buildings.IntroductionThis bill requires that, during the 2019 and 2022 energy code revision cycle, DOB will submit proposed amendments to make the City’s energy code match the “model stretch energy code” created by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA). Further, in the 2025 code revisions cycle (and future revision cycles), DOB will include in its proposed amendments energy performance targets for larger buildings.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 1632-2017 *Daniel R. Garodnick Proposed Int. No. 1632-AEnergy efficiency scores and grades for certain buildings.IntroductionThe proposed legislation, if enacted, would require that property owners post the information about a building’s energy efficiency in a conspicuous place, make the information publicly available on line and audit the information annually involving appropriate sample sizes.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1632-2017 *Daniel R. Garodnick  Energy efficiency scores and grades for certain buildings.IntroductionThe proposed legislation, if enacted, would require that property owners post the information about a building’s energy efficiency in a conspicuous place, make the information publicly available on line and audit the information annually involving appropriate sample sizes.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 1632-2017 *Daniel R. Garodnick  Energy efficiency scores and grades for certain buildings.IntroductionThe proposed legislation, if enacted, would require that property owners post the information about a building’s energy efficiency in a conspicuous place, make the information publicly available on line and audit the information annually involving appropriate sample sizes.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1632-2017 ADaniel R. Garodnick  Energy efficiency scores and grades for certain buildings.IntroductionThe proposed legislation, if enacted, would require that property owners post the information about a building’s energy efficiency in a conspicuous place, make the information publicly available on line and audit the information annually involving appropriate sample sizes.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 1653-2017 *Ben Kallos Proposed Int. No. 1653-BResponses to noise complaints.IntroductionInt. No. 1653-B would require the Commissioner of the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to set rules for specific time frames for inspections in response to certain types of noise complaints. It would also require DEP to submit annual reports on inspections in response to noise complaints and that all noise mitigation plans be filed electronically. This bill would also create new violations for noise which exceeds certain decibel levels and authorize DEP to issue stop work orders in response to certain noise violations.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1653-2017 *Ben Kallos  Responses to noise complaints.IntroductionInt. No. 1653-B would require the Commissioner of the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to set rules for specific time frames for inspections in response to certain types of noise complaints. It would also require DEP to submit annual reports on inspections in response to noise complaints and that all noise mitigation plans be filed electronically. This bill would also create new violations for noise which exceeds certain decibel levels and authorize DEP to issue stop work orders in response to certain noise violations.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 1653-2017 *Ben Kallos  Responses to noise complaints.IntroductionInt. No. 1653-B would require the Commissioner of the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to set rules for specific time frames for inspections in response to certain types of noise complaints. It would also require DEP to submit annual reports on inspections in response to noise complaints and that all noise mitigation plans be filed electronically. This bill would also create new violations for noise which exceeds certain decibel levels and authorize DEP to issue stop work orders in response to certain noise violations.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1653-2017 BBen Kallos  Responses to noise complaints.IntroductionInt. No. 1653-B would require the Commissioner of the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to set rules for specific time frames for inspections in response to certain types of noise complaints. It would also require DEP to submit annual reports on inspections in response to noise complaints and that all noise mitigation plans be filed electronically. This bill would also create new violations for noise which exceeds certain decibel levels and authorize DEP to issue stop work orders in response to certain noise violations.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available