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Meeting Name: Committee on Environmental Protection Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 4/18/2019 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers - City Hall
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Int 0276-2018 *Donovan J. Richards Proposed Int. No. 276-ARoofs of certain buildings be partially covered in green roof or solar photovoltaic electricity generating systems.IntroductionThis bill would adjust the green roof requirements established by Int. No. 1032-A for buildings 5 stories or less. It would also require HPD to study the potential impact of compliance with the green roof requirements on the affordability of certain buildings. Finally, this bill would provide for adjusting the requirements of Int. No. 1032-A for certain buildings (e.g. buildings receiving certain tax exemptions or owned by HPD) for a period of 5 years.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0276-2018 *Donovan J. Richards  Roofs of certain buildings be partially covered in green roof or solar photovoltaic electricity generating systems.IntroductionThis bill would adjust the green roof requirements established by Int. No. 1032-A for buildings 5 stories or less. It would also require HPD to study the potential impact of compliance with the green roof requirements on the affordability of certain buildings. Finally, this bill would provide for adjusting the requirements of Int. No. 1032-A for certain buildings (e.g. buildings receiving certain tax exemptions or owned by HPD) for a period of 5 years.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 0276-2018 *Donovan J. Richards  Roofs of certain buildings be partially covered in green roof or solar photovoltaic electricity generating systems.IntroductionThis bill would adjust the green roof requirements established by Int. No. 1032-A for buildings 5 stories or less. It would also require HPD to study the potential impact of compliance with the green roof requirements on the affordability of certain buildings. Finally, this bill would provide for adjusting the requirements of Int. No. 1032-A for certain buildings (e.g. buildings receiving certain tax exemptions or owned by HPD) for a period of 5 years.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0276-2018 ADonovan J. Richards  Roofs of certain buildings be partially covered in green roof or solar photovoltaic electricity generating systems.IntroductionThis bill would adjust the green roof requirements established by Int. No. 1032-A for buildings 5 stories or less. It would also require HPD to study the potential impact of compliance with the green roof requirements on the affordability of certain buildings. Finally, this bill would provide for adjusting the requirements of Int. No. 1032-A for certain buildings (e.g. buildings receiving certain tax exemptions or owned by HPD) for a period of 5 years.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 1031-2018 *Rafael L. Espinal, Jr. Proposed Int. No. 1031-APosting 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 roof systems.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details 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 roof systems.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details 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 roof systems.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1031-2018 ARafael 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 roof systems.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 1032-2018 *Rafael L. Espinal, Jr. Proposed Int. No. 1032-ARequiring that the roofs of certain buildings be covered in green roofs or solar photovoltaic electricity generating systems.IntroductionThis bill would require the installation of green roofs or solar photovoltaic electricity generating systems on the roofs of certain buildings in the City.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1032-2018 *Rafael L. Espinal, Jr.  Requiring that the roofs of certain buildings be covered in green roofs or solar photovoltaic electricity generating systems.IntroductionThis bill would require the installation of green roofs or solar photovoltaic electricity generating systems on the roofs of certain buildings in the City.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 1032-2018 *Rafael L. Espinal, Jr.  Requiring that the roofs of certain buildings be covered in green roofs or solar photovoltaic electricity generating systems.IntroductionThis bill would require the installation of green roofs or solar photovoltaic electricity generating systems on the roofs of certain buildings in the City.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1032-2018 ARafael L. Espinal, Jr.  Requiring that the roofs of certain buildings be covered in green roofs or solar photovoltaic electricity generating systems.IntroductionThis bill would require the installation of green roofs or solar photovoltaic electricity generating systems on the roofs of certain buildings in the City.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 1251-2018 *Andrew Cohen Proposed Int. No. 1251-ABuilding energy efficiency grade.IntroductionThis bill would update the ranges for energy efficiency grades.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1251-2018 *Andrew Cohen  Building energy efficiency grade.IntroductionThis bill would update the ranges for energy efficiency grades.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 1251-2018 *Andrew Cohen  Building energy efficiency grade.IntroductionThis bill would update the ranges for energy efficiency grades.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1251-2018 AAndrew Cohen  Building energy efficiency grade.IntroductionThis bill would update the ranges for energy efficiency grades.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 1252-2018 *Costa G. Constantinides Proposed Int. No. 1252-AEstablishing a sustainable energy loan program.IntroductionThis bill would establish a sustainable energy loan program for the purposes of providing certain building owners with funding for the installation of renewable energy systems or energy efficiency improvements.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1252-2018 *Costa G. Constantinides  Establishing a sustainable energy loan program.IntroductionThis bill would establish a sustainable energy loan program for the purposes of providing certain building owners with funding for the installation of renewable energy systems or energy efficiency improvements.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 1252-2018 *Costa G. Constantinides  Establishing a sustainable energy loan program.IntroductionThis bill would establish a sustainable energy loan program for the purposes of providing certain building owners with funding for the installation of renewable energy systems or energy efficiency improvements.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1252-2018 ACosta G. Constantinides  Establishing a sustainable energy loan program.IntroductionThis bill would establish a sustainable energy loan program for the purposes of providing certain building owners with funding for the installation of renewable energy systems or energy efficiency improvements.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 1253-2018 *Costa G. Constantinides Proposed Int. No. 1253-CCommitment to achieve certain reductions in greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.IntroductionThis bill would establish the Office of Building Energy and Emissions Performance as well as greenhouse gas emissions limits for existing buildings.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1253-2018 *Costa G. Constantinides  Commitment to achieve certain reductions in greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.IntroductionThis bill would establish the Office of Building Energy and Emissions Performance as well as greenhouse gas emissions limits for existing buildings.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 1253-2018 *Costa G. Constantinides  Commitment to achieve certain reductions in greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.IntroductionThis bill would establish the Office of Building Energy and Emissions Performance as well as greenhouse gas emissions limits for existing buildings.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1253-2018 CCosta G. Constantinides  Commitment to achieve certain reductions in greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.IntroductionThis bill would establish the Office of Building Energy and Emissions Performance as well as greenhouse gas emissions limits for existing buildings.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 1317-2019 *Costa G. Constantinides Proposed Int. No. 1317-ALarge wind turbines.IntroductionThis proposed legislation would amend the Administrative Code of the City of New York by amending section 24-232.1 and adding a new article 320 to Chapter 3 of title 28, and adds a new section BC 3114 to Chapter 4 of the New York City building code. 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.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1317-2019 *Costa G. Constantinides  Large wind turbines.IntroductionThis proposed legislation would amend the Administrative Code of the City of New York by amending section 24-232.1 and adding a new article 320 to Chapter 3 of title 28, and adds a new section BC 3114 to Chapter 4 of the New York City building code. 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.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 1317-2019 *Costa G. Constantinides  Large wind turbines.IntroductionThis proposed legislation would amend the Administrative Code of the City of New York by amending section 24-232.1 and adding a new article 320 to Chapter 3 of title 28, and adds a new section BC 3114 to Chapter 4 of the New York City building code. 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.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1317-2019 ACosta G. Constantinides  Large wind turbines.IntroductionThis proposed legislation would amend the Administrative Code of the City of New York by amending section 24-232.1 and adding a new article 320 to Chapter 3 of title 28, and adds a new section BC 3114 to Chapter 4 of the New York City building code. 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.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 1318-2019 *Costa G. Constantinides Proposed Int. No. 1318-AAssessment of the replacement of gas-fired power plants and to amend local law number 248 for the year 2017, in relation to the completion date of the long-term energy plan.IntroductionThe bill amends Section § 3-126 of the Administrative code to amend subdivision d and add a new subdivision g. The local law mandates an assessment on the feasibility of replacing in-city gas fired power plants with battery storage powered by renewable sources by the mayor’s office of sustainability or such other office as the mayor may designate. Such an assessment shall include when such replacement could take place, and a review of potential technologies for battery storage of energy. The assessment will be part of the long-term energy plan and shall be updated every four years.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1318-2019 *Costa G. Constantinides  Assessment of the replacement of gas-fired power plants and to amend local law number 248 for the year 2017, in relation to the completion date of the long-term energy plan.IntroductionThe bill amends Section § 3-126 of the Administrative code to amend subdivision d and add a new subdivision g. The local law mandates an assessment on the feasibility of replacing in-city gas fired power plants with battery storage powered by renewable sources by the mayor’s office of sustainability or such other office as the mayor may designate. Such an assessment shall include when such replacement could take place, and a review of potential technologies for battery storage of energy. The assessment will be part of the long-term energy plan and shall be updated every four years.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 1318-2019 *Costa G. Constantinides  Assessment of the replacement of gas-fired power plants and to amend local law number 248 for the year 2017, in relation to the completion date of the long-term energy plan.IntroductionThe bill amends Section § 3-126 of the Administrative code to amend subdivision d and add a new subdivision g. The local law mandates an assessment on the feasibility of replacing in-city gas fired power plants with battery storage powered by renewable sources by the mayor’s office of sustainability or such other office as the mayor may designate. Such an assessment shall include when such replacement could take place, and a review of potential technologies for battery storage of energy. The assessment will be part of the long-term energy plan and shall be updated every four years.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1318-2019 ACosta G. Constantinides  Assessment of the replacement of gas-fired power plants and to amend local law number 248 for the year 2017, in relation to the completion date of the long-term energy plan.IntroductionThe bill amends Section § 3-126 of the Administrative code to amend subdivision d and add a new subdivision g. The local law mandates an assessment on the feasibility of replacing in-city gas fired power plants with battery storage powered by renewable sources by the mayor’s office of sustainability or such other office as the mayor may designate. Such an assessment shall include when such replacement could take place, and a review of potential technologies for battery storage of energy. The assessment will be part of the long-term energy plan and shall be updated every four years.Approved by CommitteePass Action details 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 Hearing Held by Committee  Action details 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 Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Res 0845-2019 *Costa G. Constantinides PreconsideredState Dept of Environmental Conservation to deny the Water Quality Certification permit for the construction of the Northeast Supply Enhancement pipeline through NY Harbor.Resolution Hearing on P-C Item by Comm  Action details Not available
Res 0845-2019 *Costa G. Constantinides  State Dept of Environmental Conservation to deny the Water Quality Certification permit for the construction of the Northeast Supply Enhancement pipeline through NY Harbor.Resolution P-C Item Approved by CommPass Action details Not available