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Meeting Name: Committee on Environmental Protection Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 1/28/2019 10:00 AM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: 250 Broadway - Committee Rm, 16th Fl.
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Int 0141-2018 *Stephen T. Levin  Requiring that the roofs of city-owned buildings be partially covered in source control measures.IntroductionThis bill would require that the roofs of city-owned buildings be partially covered in source control measures, including green roof or blue roof systems, or a combination of both.   Not available Not available
Int 0276-2018 *Donovan J. Richards  Requiring that the roofs of certain new buildings be partially covered in plants or solar panels.IntroductionThis bill would require that the roofs of certain new buildings be partially covered in plants or solar panels.   Not available Not available
Int 0961-2018 *Costa G. Constantinides  Extending J-51 benefits to owners of multiple dwellings for green roofs.IntroductionThis local law adds three definitions to Title 11 chapter 2 subchapter 2 of the Administrative Code. The definitions are “green roof”, “solar panel roof”, and “white roof”. The bill also adds installation of a “green roof’, “solar panel roof” and a white roof” as an improvement that would qualify for reextension of exemption and tax abatement pursuant to J-51.   Not available Not available
Int 1031-2018 *Rafael L. Espinal, Jr.  Posting information regarding green roofs on the website of the office of alternative energy.IntroductionThis bill would require the office of alternative energy to post and maintain links on its website to information regarding the installation of green roofs and other resources and materials regarding green roofs.   Not available Not available
Int 1032-2018 *Rafael L. Espinal, Jr.  Requiring that the roofs of certain buildings be covered in green roofs, solar panels or small wind turbines.IntroductionThis bill would require that the rooftops of buildings or structures in occupancy groups B, I-4, M, or S-2, as defined in section BC 302 of the New York city building code, be covered in plants (known as “green roofs”), solar panels, small wind turbines or a combination of all three. This legislation promotes energy efficient building practices, as green roofs filter pollutants and add agricultural space, solar roofs encourage renewable energy generation and reduce air pollution and small wind turbines generate heat and electric power in an environmentally conscious manner.   Not available Not available
Int 1317-2019 *Costa G. Constantinides  Large wind turbines.IntroductionThis proposed legislation would amends the Administrative Code of the City of New York Section 1. Subchapter 5 of the New York City noise control code is amended by adding a new section 24-232.2 and Chapter 31 of title 28 of the administrative code of the city of New York by adding a new article 3114. The local law would clarify the building department’s obligation to include wind energy generation in its toolbox of renewable energy technologies. It would also require the department to develop or support standards and technologies and authorize the installation of large wind energy turbines and assemblies that are certified in appropriate locations. This local law takes effect ninety days after it becomes law, except that the commissioner of buildings and the commissioner of environmental protection may take such measures as are necessary for its implementation, including the promulgation of rules, before such date.   Not available Not available
Res 0066-2018 *Stephen T. Levin  Increase the real property tax abatement for the installation of a green roof to $15 per square foot.Resolution    Not available Not available