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File #: Int 0266-2018    Version: * Name: Use of biodiesel fuel in marine craft owned or operated by the department of environmental protection.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Environmental Protection
On agenda: 1/31/2018
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the use of biodiesel fuel in marine craft owned or operated by the department of environmental protection
Sponsors: Donovan J. Richards, Justin L. Brannan
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Summary: This local law would require the use of biodiesel fuel in marine craft owned or operated by the department of environmental protection.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 266, 2. Int. No. 266, 3. January 31, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda

Int. No. 266

 

By Council Members Richards and Brannan

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the use of biodiesel fuel in marine craft owned or operated by the department of environmental protection

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1.  Chapter 1 of title 24 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended to add a new section 24-163.13 to read as follows:

24-163.13 Use of biodiesel fuel in diesel fuel-powered marine craft owned or operated by the department of environmental protection. a. On and after July first, two thousand fifteen and until January first, two thousand eighteen, each diesel fuel-powered marine craft owned or operated by the department of environmental protection shall be powered by an ultra low sulfur diesel fuel blend with at least five percent biodiesel by volume.

b. On and after January first, two thousand eighteen, each diesel fuel-powered marine craft owned or operated by the department of environmental protection shall be powered by an ultra low sulfur diesel fuel blend with at least twenty percent biodiesel by volume.

§ 2. This local law shall take effect immediately.

 

SS / BM

Int. 451-2014 / LS 984

LS# 182

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