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Meeting Name: Committee on Environmental Protection Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 12/14/2022 10:00 AM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: Committee Room - City Hall
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T2022-2433 *   Oversight - New York City's air quality, and its effects on public health.Oversight    Not available Not available
Int 0279-2022 *Keith Powers   Purchase of zero emission vehicles by the city.IntroductionThis bill would require the City to begin purchasing zero emission vehicles only beginning in 2025. It would also require the City to ensure that the entire vehicle fleet is converted to zero emission vehicles by 2035.   Not available Not available
Int 0606-2022 *Alexa Avilés  Motor vehicles idling adjacent to and within New York city parks, green spaces and playgrounds.IntroductionThis bill would require the New York Police Department, Parks Department and Department of Sanitation to issue summonses, notices of violation and/or appearance tickets to motor vehicles idling adjacent to New York City parks, green spaces and playgrounds for longer than one minute.   Not available 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.   Not available 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.   Not available 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.   Not available Not available