senate Bill S3199

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Identifies the criteria the commissioner of environmental conservation should consider in publishing a list of high local environmental impact zones

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Jan 03, 2018 referred to environmental conservation
Jan 20, 2017 referred to environmental conservation

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S3199 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1862
Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3-0308, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S1330, A8489
2011-2012: S2703, A611
2013-2014: S931, A3729
2015-2016: S959, A3382
2019-2020: S181, A1779

S3199 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Identifies the criteria the commissioner of environmental conservation should consider in publishing a list of high local environmental impact zones; provides that high local environmental impact zones are areas most adversely affected by existing environmental hazards.

S3199 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3199 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3199

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 20, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. SERRANO, ADDABBO, AVELLA, BAILEY, CARLUCCI, DILAN,
  HOYLMAN, KRUEGER, LATIMER, PARKER, PERKINS, SANDERS, SAVINO, SQUADRON,
  STAVISKY -- 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 high
  local environmental impact communities

  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 3-0308 to read as follows:
§ 3-0308. IDENTIFICATION OF HIGH LOCAL ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ZONES.
  1. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL PUBLISH A BIENNIAL LIST OF "HIGH LOCAL ENVI-
RONMENTAL IMPACT ZONES", WHICH SHALL IDENTIFY THOSE AREAS OF  THE  STATE
WHICH  ARE  MOST  ADVERSELY  AFFECTED BY EXISTING ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS.
SUCH LIST SHALL IDENTIFY HIGH LOCAL ENVIRONMENTAL  IMPACT  ZONES  IN  AS
SPECIFIC  DETAIL  AS  IS  PRACTICABLE,  AND SHALL IDENTIFY SUCH ZONES BY
CENSUS TRACT, CENSUS BLOCK GROUP OR NINE DIGIT ZIP CODE  TO  THE  EXTENT
POSSIBLE,  AND  SHALL AT A MINIMUM INCLUDE ZONES EXISTING IN WHOLE OR IN
PART IN NO FEWER THAN FIVE PERCENT OF THE FIVE-DIGIT ZIP  CODES  IN  THE
STATE.  IN  COMPILING  SUCH  LIST, THE COMMISSIONER SHALL CONSIDER, AT A
MINIMUM, EACH OF THE FOLLOWING FACTORS, AS WELL  AS  ANY  OTHER  FACTORS
THAT  THE COMMISSIONER DEEMS RELEVANT TO A DETERMINATION OF THE RELATIVE
ADVERSE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ON LOCAL COMMUNITIES:
  A. THE QUANTITIES OF TOXIC  CHEMICALS  RELEASED  WITHIN  THE  AREA  AS
REPORTED IN THE TOXICS RELEASE INVENTORY COMPILED PURSUANT TO THE FEDER-
AL  EMERGENCY  PLANNING  AND  COMMUNITY  RIGHT-TO-KNOW ACT (42 U.S.C. §§
11001 ET SEQ.);
  B. THE QUANTITIES OF EMISSIONS, DISCHARGES AND STORED WASTE AUTHORIZED
AT FACILITIES LOCATED IN THE AREA BY PERMITS ISSUED PURSUANT TO ARTICLES
17, 19, 27, 29 AND 40 OF THIS CHAPTER;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06070-01-7

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