This bill would require that any person transporting sewage sludge does so in a container enclosed by solid materials that prevent the emission of noxious odors.
- Filed (End of Session)
Int. No. 984
By Council Members Salamanca, Holden, Levine, Adams and Yeger
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to transportation of sewage sludge
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
Section 1. Subchapter 6 of chapter 1 of title 24 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 24-154.1 to read as follows:
§ 24-154.1 Transportation of sewage sludge. a. Definitions. For the purposes of this section, the term “sewage sludge” means the dewatered sewage sludge or biosolids generated by wastewater treatment facilities.
b. No person shall transport sewage sludge on a public roadway or permit any person to transport sewage sludge on a public roadway, except in a container that is completely enclosed by solid materials sufficient to prevent the emission of noxious odors.
§ 2. The table of civil penalties following subparagraph (i) of paragraph (3) of subdivision (a) of section 24-178 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as amended by local law number 58 for the year 2018, is amended by adding a row below the row setting the minimum and maximum penalties for violation of 24-153, to read as follows:
§ 3. This local law takes effect 90 days after it becomes law.