File #: Int 0612-2022    Version: * Name: Monitoring power plants performance.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Environmental Protection
On agenda: 8/11/2022
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to monitoring power plants performance
Sponsors: Tiffany Cabán, Kristin Richardson Jordan, Sandy Nurse, Julie Won, Gale A. Brewer, Lincoln Restler, Shahana K. Hanif, Jennifer Gutiérrez, Rita C. Joseph, Shaun Abreu, Pierina Ana Sanchez
Council Member Sponsors: 11
Summary: This bill would amend section 20 of the New York City Charter to add a new subdivision k requiring the department to track all department of environmental conservation reports on Title V power plants and, when any power plant is not in compliance with its permits, submit comments on the proposed renewal.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 612, 2. Int. No. 612, 3. August 11, 2022 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 8-11-22

Int. No. 612

 

By Council Members Cabán, Richardson Jordan, Nurse, Won, Brewer, Restler, Hanif, Gutiérrez, Joseph, Abreu and Sanchez

 

A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to monitoring power plants performance

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Chapter 1 of the New York city charter is amended by adding a new section 20-f to read as follows:

20-f. Monitor power plant performance. 1. The office of long-term planning and sustainability shall track all department of environmental conservation reports on Title V power plants including, but not limited to, draft and final permit issuance, permit comment periods, permit renewals, permit compliance and whether any permit is not in attainment for any criteria pollutant. 

2. When any power plant is not in compliance with its permits when renewal for that permit is being considered, the office of long term planning and sustainability shall submit comments on the proposed renewal including proposed technical improvements, suggested mitigation measures or recommendations respecting continued operation.

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

 

 

Session 11

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LS #9537

3/6/17 3:17 p.m.

 

Session 12

LS 8428

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5/31/22 11:48 am