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Meeting Name: Committee on Environmental Protection Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 1/26/2021 11:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: REMOTE HEARING (VIRTUAL ROOM 4)
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T2021-7045 *   Oversight - Measures to Improve Air Quality in New York City: Phasing Out Fuel Oil Grade No. 4, Monitoring Power Plants and Reducing Pollution Impacts for At Risk Populations.Oversight Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
T2021-7045 *   Oversight - Measures to Improve Air Quality in New York City: Phasing Out Fuel Oil Grade No. 4, Monitoring Power Plants and Reducing Pollution Impacts for At Risk Populations.Oversight Filed, by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0960-2018 *Antonio Reynoso  Air quality monitoring at designated “heavy use” thoroughfares.IntroductionThis local law adds four definitions to Title 24 of the Administrative Code. The definitions are “heavy-use thoroughfare”, “recreational area”, “regulated air contaminant” and “at risk populations”. The bill requires the designation of heavy-use thoroughfares, the installation of street level air monitors at a minimum at two major intersections on every designated heavy use thoroughfare and at every recreational area. 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. The report must be posted on the department’s website annually, and where the results of the air quality monitoring indicate that levels of any regulated air contaminant constitute a violation of an existing standard for that regulated air contaminant or contribute to an actual or potential danger to public health or the environment or present a health risk to at-risk populations the department of environmental protection along with the departments of transportation and education shall collaboratively identify, develop and require the implementation of corrective mitigation measures that significantly reduce or eliminate short-term and long term exposure risks.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0960-2018 *Antonio Reynoso  Air quality monitoring at designated “heavy use” thoroughfares.IntroductionThis local law adds four definitions to Title 24 of the Administrative Code. The definitions are “heavy-use thoroughfare”, “recreational area”, “regulated air contaminant” and “at risk populations”. The bill requires the designation of heavy-use thoroughfares, the installation of street level air monitors at a minimum at two major intersections on every designated heavy use thoroughfare and at every recreational area. 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. The report must be posted on the department’s website annually, and where the results of the air quality monitoring indicate that levels of any regulated air contaminant constitute a violation of an existing standard for that regulated air contaminant or contribute to an actual or potential danger to public health or the environment or present a health risk to at-risk populations the department of environmental protection along with the departments of transportation and education shall collaboratively identify, develop and require the implementation of corrective mitigation measures that significantly reduce or eliminate short-term and long term exposure risks.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0980-2018 *Helen K. Rosenthal  Phasing out the use of fuel oil grade no. 4.IntroductionThe proposed local law amends Section 24-168 (d) of the Administrative Code of the City of New York, which permits the use of No. 4 oil in buildings until 2030. The amendment mandates the gradual phase out of the use of No. 4 oil by January 1, 2025. The phase out commences with the buildings that can switch to natural gas use immediately, followed by the buildings that need to clean out their fuel tanks and finally addresses the buildings that need to excavate their fuel tanks and possibly undertake remediation before replacing them.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0980-2018 *Helen K. Rosenthal  Phasing out the use of fuel oil grade no. 4.IntroductionThe proposed local law amends Section 24-168 (d) of the Administrative Code of the City of New York, which permits the use of No. 4 oil in buildings until 2030. The amendment mandates the gradual phase out of the use of No. 4 oil by January 1, 2025. The phase out commences with the buildings that can switch to natural gas use immediately, followed by the buildings that need to clean out their fuel tanks and finally addresses the buildings that need to excavate their fuel tanks and possibly undertake remediation before replacing them.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0992-2018 *Helen K. Rosenthal  Monitoring power plants performance.IntroductionThis bill amends the Chapter 1 subchapter §20 of the New York City Charter is amended to add a new subdivision f 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.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0992-2018 *Helen K. Rosenthal  Monitoring power plants performance.IntroductionThis bill amends the Chapter 1 subchapter §20 of the New York City Charter is amended to add a new subdivision f 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.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available