File #: Int 0470-2022    Version: * Name: Phasing out the use of fuel oil grade no. 4.
Type: Introduction Status: Laid Over in Committee
Committee: Committee on Environmental Protection
On agenda: 6/2/2022
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to phasing out the use of fuel oil grade no. 4
Sponsors: James F. Gennaro, Tiffany Cabán, Justin L. Brannan, Gale A. Brewer, Rita C. Joseph, Sandy Nurse, Shaun Abreu, Lincoln Restler, Julie Won, Alexa Avilés, Pierina Ana Sanchez, Carmen N. De La Rosa, Charles Barron, Shahana K. Hanif, Julie Menin, Erik D. Bottcher, Diana I. Ayala, Amanda Farías, Crystal Hudson, Kevin C. Riley, Shekar Krishnan
Council Member Sponsors: 21
Summary: This legislation would require building owners to end the use of No. 4 oil by December 31, 2023 for specific boilers and by January 1, 2025 for all boilers.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 470, 2. Int. No. 470, 3. June 2, 2022 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 4. Committee Report 6/7/22, 5. Hearing Testimony 6/7/22, 6. Hearing Transcript 6/7/22, 7. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 6-2-22, 8. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - June 2, 2022

Int. No. 470

 

By Council Members Gennaro, Cabán, Brannan, Brewer, Joseph, Nurse, Abreu, Restler, Won, Avilés, Sanchez, De La Rosa, Barron, Hanif, Menin, Bottcher, Ayala, Farías, Hudson, Riley and Krishnan

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to phasing out the use of fuel oil grade no. 4

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

Section 1. Subdivision (d) of section 24-168 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as amended by local law 38 for the year 2015 and as further amended by local law 31 for the year 2018, is amended to read as follows:

(d) Except as provided in subdivision (f) of this section, no person shall cause or permit a boiler to burn fuel oil grade no. 4 on or after [January 1, 2030, or for a boiler used to generate electricity and/or steam in an electric, steam, or combined electric and steam generation facility, on or after] January 1, 2025; and on or after December 31, 2023, for the following boilers: (i) a boiler that uses natural gas as primary fuel and fuel oil grade no. 4 as a backup fuel, other than a boiler used to generate electricity and/or steam in an electric, steam, or combined electric and steam generation facility, (ii) a boiler that uses an above-ground oil storage tank, other than a boiler used to generate electricity and/or steam in an electric, steam, or combined electric and steam generation facility or (iii) a newly installed boiler.

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

 

 

 

Session 12:

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LS # 274, 7235, 8817

4/22/2022 12:50 pm

 

Session 11:

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LS #1608 / Int. 980-2018

5/23/2018