senate Bill S1239

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Restricts operation of diesel powered electrical generators in areas failing to meet federal clean air standards for ozone

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to environmental conservation
Jan 09, 2013 referred to environmental conservation

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S1239 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A625
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง19-0311-a, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1378, A1982
2009-2010: S5061B, A7424A

S1239 - Summary

Restricts operation of diesel powered electrical generation systems in areas identified as not meeting certain federal air quality standards for ozone; provides limited exceptions for use.

S1239 - Sponsor Memo

S1239 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  1239

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. PERKINS, PARKER -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to  the  Committee  on  Environmental
  Conservation

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  environmental  conservation law, in relation to
  restricting the operation  of  diesel  powered  electrical  generation
  systems in areas identified as not meeting certain federal air quality
  standards for ozone

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The environmental conservation law is amended by  adding  a
new section 19-0311-a to read as follows:
S 19-0311-A. RESTRICTED  OPERATION  OF DIESEL POWERED ELECTRICAL GENERA-
               TORS.
  THE GENERATION OF ELECTRICITY FOR PUBLIC OR PRIVATE USE  BY  MEANS  OF
DIESEL COMBUSTION GENERATION FACILITIES SHALL BE PROHIBITED IN ANY COUN-
TY  OR  PART  THEREOF  THAT  IS DESIGNATED NONATTAINMENT FOR OZONE UNDER
SECTION 7407 OF THE CLEAN AIR  ACT  ("ACT")  AND  CLASSIFIED  AS  SEVERE
NONATTAINMENT UNDER SECTION 7511 OF THE ACT; OR DESIGNATED AS NONATTAIN-
MENT  FOR PM2.5 UNDER SECTION 7407 OF THE ACT, OR HAS BEEN SO DESIGNATED
WITHIN THE PRIOR CALENDAR YEAR, UNLESS:
  1. THE DIESEL COMBUSTION FACILITY HAS A GENERATING  CAPACITY  OF  LESS
THAN ONE HUNDRED KILOWATTS;
  2.  THE  DIESEL  COMBUSTION FACILITY COMPLIES WITH OR EXCEEDS EMISSION
STANDARDS ADOPTED FOR SUCH FACILITIES BY THE DEPARTMENT FOR  PARTICULATE
MATTER AND NITROGEN OXIDES;
  3.  THE  DIESEL  COMBUSTION  FACILITY  IS  USED SOLELY AS AN EMERGENCY
BACK-UP SYSTEM DURING A POWER OUTAGE; OR
  4.  THE DIESEL COMBUSTION FACILITY  USES  COGENERATION  TECHNOLOGY  TO
UTILIZE THE WASTE HEAT.
  S 2. This act shall take effect January 1, 2016.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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