This 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.
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Int. No. 992
By Council Members Constantinides, Rosenthal and Corngey
A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to monitoring power plants performance
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
Section 1. Chapter 1 of the New York city charter is amended by adding a new section 20-f to read as follows:
20-f. Monitor power plant performance. 1. The office of long-term planning and sustainability shall track all department of environmental conservation reports on Title V power plants including, but not limited to, draft and final permit issuance, permit comment periods, permit renewals, permit compliance and whether any permit is not in attainment for any criteria pollutant.
2. When any power plant is not in compliance with its permits when renewal for that permit is being considered, the office of long term planning and sustainability shall submit comments on the proposed renewal including proposed technical improvements, suggested mitigation measures or recommendations respecting continued operation.
§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.
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