senate Bill S1256

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Authorizes and directs the Port Authority to conduct cumulative impact analysis of environmental hazards at Port Authority facilities

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
Jan 09, 2013 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions

S1256 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1776
2009-2010: S5058

S1256 - Summary

Authorizes and directs the Port Authority to conduct cumulative impact analysis of environmental hazards at Port Authority facilities and identifies the data to be included in such analysis.

S1256 - Sponsor Memo

S1256 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1256

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. PERKINS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Corporations,  Authorities
  and Commissions

AN  ACT  in relation to directing the Port Authority of New York and New
  Jersey to conduct a cumulative impact analysis of all  airborne  envi-
  ronmental  hazards  from  automobile,  truck  and airplane traffic and
  emissions therefrom resulting  from  the  operation  of  all  bridges,
  tunnels  and  airports  operated by the Port Authority of New York and
  New Jersey

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

  Section  1. (a) Cumulative impact analysis.  The Port Authority of New
York and New Jersey shall perform a cumulative impact analysis to deter-
mine the current level of  environmental  hazards  concentrated  in  the
vicinity  of  its bridges, tunnels and airport facilities, including the
impacts associated with multiple overlapping projects  and  cross  media
pollutants.  This  cumulative  environmental  impact  analysis  shall be
conducted and coordinated with established procedures, accepted  by  the
department of environmental conservation.
  (b)  The  cumulative  impact analysis authorized by this section shall
include, but not be limited to, the identification of:  (i)  automobile,
truck  and  airplane  traffic  and emissions and all hazardous waste and
industrial waste as defined in sections 27-0901 and 17-0105 of the envi-
ronmental conservation law; (ii)  regulated  air  contaminants  and  air
contamination  sources  as  defined  in section 19-0107 of such law; and
(iii) toxic pollutants as defined in section 17-0105 of such  law.  Such
study shall also include an analysis of the environment on current resi-
dents  and  their  activities; the extent of decay and blight imposed on
the surrounding community and the extent to which the operation  of  the
Port  Authorities  bridges,  tunnels  and  airport facilities and uncon-

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

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