Please note: this meeting has been deferred.
Meeting Name: Committee on Environmental Protection (inactive) Agenda status: Deferred
Meeting date/time: 12/14/2022 Deferred Minutes status: Deferred  
Meeting location: Committee Room - City Hall
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Not available  
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T2022-2433 *   Oversight - New York City's air quality, and its effects on public health.Oversight    Action details Not available
Int 0279-2022 *Keith Powers   Purchase of zero emission vehicles by the city.IntroductionThis bill would require that all light- and medium-duty vehicles procured by the City after July 1, 2025 be zero emission vehicles such that all light- and medium-duty vehicles in the City’s fleet are zero emission vehicles by July 1, 2035. This bill would also require that all heavy-duty vehicles procured by the City after July 1, 2028 be zero emission vehicles, such that all heavy-duty vehicles in the City’s fleet are zero emission vehicles by July 1, 2038. Further, this bill would require that all motorcycles in the City’s fleet are zero emission vehicles by July 1, 2035. The requirements to procure zero emission vehicles are subject to certain exceptions, such as cost, availability, and lack of charging infrastructure.   Action details Not available
Int 0606-2022 *Alexa Avilés  Motor vehicles idling adjacent to and within certain parks.IntroductionThis bill would amend the idling law to restrict idling to one minute when adjacent to or within parks that have a designated name and are identified as a park on the Department of Parks and Recreation’s website. This bill would also create an affirmative defense that the park was not easily identifiable as a park by signage or otherwise at the time a violation occurred.   Action details Not available
Int 0612-2022 *Tiffany Cabán  Monitoring power plants performance.IntroductionThis 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.   Action details Not available
Int 0684-2022 *Julie Menin  Increasing civil penalties for idling infractions by trucks and buses.IntroductionThis bill would increase the civil penalty imposed for drivers of buses and trucks who violate the anti-idling provision of the Air Pollution Control code. The penalty increases after the first and second violation.   Action details Not available
Int 0707-2022 *Alexa Avilés  Air quality monitoring at designated “heavy use” thoroughfares.IntroductionThis bill requires the Department of Enviromental Protection (DEP) to designate heavy-use thoroughfares in every borough, and install street level air monitors at a minimum at two major intersections on every designated heavy use thoroughfare and at every park or playground adjacent to a heavy use thoroughfare. The bill also requires the issuance of a report to the mayor and to the speaker of the council containing the results of the air quality monitoring of designated heavy use thoroughfares and recreational areas. Where the results of the air quality monitoring indicate that levels of any regulated air contaminant constitute a violation of an existing standard, DEP along with the Department of Transportation and the Department of Education shall implement mitigation measures that reduce exposure risks.   Action details Not available