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Meeting Name: Committee on Environmental Protection Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 4/23/2018 1:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: 250 Broadway - Committee Rm, 16th Fl.
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T2018-1719 *   Oversight - Threats to Jamaica Bay: A Case Study of Flooding and Sea Level Rise in New York City.Oversight Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
T2018-1719 *   Oversight - Threats to Jamaica Bay: A Case Study of Flooding and Sea Level Rise in New York City.Oversight Filed, by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0628-2018 *Costa G. Constantinides  Requiring a map of areas in the city most vulnerable to increased flooding in the future and a plan to address such flooding.IntroductionThis bill requires the city to develop and map of areas in the city most susceptible to increased flooding in the future.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0628-2018 *Costa G. Constantinides  Requiring a map of areas in the city most vulnerable to increased flooding in the future and a plan to address such flooding.IntroductionThis bill requires the city to develop and map of areas in the city most susceptible to increased flooding in the future.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0749-2018 *Costa G. Constantinides  Developing a pilot program in southeastern Queens County to use dewatering discharge as a means of heating and cooling buildings.IntroductionThe local law requires an agency designated by the Mayor to study existing city geothermal systems and then, based upon the results of that study, to develop a pilot program, for institutionally used city-owned or subsidized buildings located in the Brooklyn-Queens aquifer to use the groundwater for heating and cooling or electricity generation prior to any discharge of the groundwater into rivers and streams or Jamaica Bay.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0749-2018 *Costa G. Constantinides  Developing a pilot program in southeastern Queens County to use dewatering discharge as a means of heating and cooling buildings.IntroductionThe local law requires an agency designated by the Mayor to study existing city geothermal systems and then, based upon the results of that study, to develop a pilot program, for institutionally used city-owned or subsidized buildings located in the Brooklyn-Queens aquifer to use the groundwater for heating and cooling or electricity generation prior to any discharge of the groundwater into rivers and streams or Jamaica Bay.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0750-2018 *Costa G. Constantinides  Creation of a NYC Jamaica Bay task force.IntroductionThe bill establishes a Jamaica Bay Task Force to provide recommendations to the commissioner and the speaker of the council on the cleanup of Jamaica Bay, the process by which combined sewer overflows are managed for the bay, including the long-term control plan and the effects of climate change on the bay. The task force shall be comprised of eleven members, five of whom will be appointed by the speaker of the council and six members by the mayor. The members shall include a representative from each community board in the groundwater service area as well as representative from the communities adjoin Jamaica Bay. The members shall also include experts in the field of hydrology, biology and geology.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0750-2018 *Costa G. Constantinides  Creation of a NYC Jamaica Bay task force.IntroductionThe bill establishes a Jamaica Bay Task Force to provide recommendations to the commissioner and the speaker of the council on the cleanup of Jamaica Bay, the process by which combined sewer overflows are managed for the bay, including the long-term control plan and the effects of climate change on the bay. The task force shall be comprised of eleven members, five of whom will be appointed by the speaker of the council and six members by the mayor. The members shall include a representative from each community board in the groundwater service area as well as representative from the communities adjoin Jamaica Bay. The members shall also include experts in the field of hydrology, biology and geology.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available