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Meeting Name: Committee on Environmental Protection Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 5/26/2020 10:30 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: - REMOTE HEARING -
Jointly with the Committee on Resiliency and Waterfronts and the Committee on Consumer Affairs and Business Licensing and the Committee on Health
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T2020-6195 *   Oversight - Consolidated Edison’s Summer Preparations and the City’s Cooling Needs.Oversight Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
T2020-6195 *   Oversight - Consolidated Edison’s Summer Preparations and the City’s Cooling Needs.Oversight Filed, by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1945-2020 *Justin L. Brannan PreconsideredAnnual reporting of heat vulnerability and heat-related deaths.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to annually report on neighborhood heat vulnerability and the number of heat-related deaths, including the number of heat stress deaths, the estimation of heat exacerbated deaths, a description of the methods used to derive heat vulnerability and estimate heat exacerbated deaths, a description of social and environmental factors used to determine heat vulnerability, and aggregate demographic information of heat stress deaths, including, but not limited to, the age, gender, neighborhood tabulation area and the race or ethnicity of the decedents.Hearing on P-C Item by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 1945-2020 *Justin L. Brannan  Annual reporting of heat vulnerability and heat-related deaths.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to annually report on neighborhood heat vulnerability and the number of heat-related deaths, including the number of heat stress deaths, the estimation of heat exacerbated deaths, a description of the methods used to derive heat vulnerability and estimate heat exacerbated deaths, a description of social and environmental factors used to determine heat vulnerability, and aggregate demographic information of heat stress deaths, including, but not limited to, the age, gender, neighborhood tabulation area and the race or ethnicity of the decedents.P-C Item Laid Over by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 1960-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr. PreconsideredComprehensive cooling and communication plan.IntroductionThis bill would require the Office of Emergency Management, in consultation with the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and the Office of Long-Term Planning and Sustainability, to prepare and submit an annual plan beginning by May 15, 2021, describing how the city would inform residents on the dangers of heat exposure, access to cooling, including cooling centers, and how vulnerable populations can stay cool during heat-related emergencies. The plan would also include measures for large office buildings to reduce stress on the electric grid during the summer months. The plan would be updated annually.Hearing on P-C Item by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 1960-2020 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Comprehensive cooling and communication plan.IntroductionThis bill would require the Office of Emergency Management, in consultation with the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and the Office of Long-Term Planning and Sustainability, to prepare and submit an annual plan beginning by May 15, 2021, describing how the city would inform residents on the dangers of heat exposure, access to cooling, including cooling centers, and how vulnerable populations can stay cool during heat-related emergencies. The plan would also include measures for large office buildings to reduce stress on the electric grid during the summer months. The plan would be updated annually.P-C Item Laid Over by Comm  Action details Not available
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