senate Bill S8109

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Excludes solid waste incinerators from the types of facilities eligible to use an expedited power plant siting process

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Energy And Telecommunications Committee


  • Introduced
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  • On Floor Calendar
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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Mar 29, 2018 referred to energy and telecommunications

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S8109 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10277
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง162, Pub Serv L

S8109 - Summary

Excludes solid waste incinerators from the types of facilities eligible to use an expedited power plant siting process.

S8109 - Sponsor Memo

S8109 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  8109

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 29, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. HELMING, O'MARA -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Energy and  Tele-
  communications

AN ACT to amend the public service law, in relation to excluding garbage
  incinerators from the types of facilities eligible to use an expedited
  power plant siting process

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

  Section 1. Paragraphs (c) and (d) of subdivision 4 of section  162  of
the public service law, as added by chapter 388 of the laws of 2011, are
amended and a new paragraph (e) is added to read as follows:
  (c)  To  a major electric generating facility (i) constructed on lands
dedicated to industrial uses, (ii) the output of  which  shall  be  used
solely  for industrial purposes, on the premises, and (iii) the generat-
ing capacity of which does not exceed two  hundred  thousand  kilowatts;
[or]
  (d)  To  a  major  electric  generating  facility if, on or before the
effective date of the rules and regulations promulgated pursuant to this
article and section 19-0312 of the environmental  conservation  law,  an
application has been made for a license, permit, certificate, consent or
approval  from  any federal, state or local commission, agency, board or
regulatory body, in which application the location of the major electric
generating facility has been designated by  the  applicant;  or  if  the
facility is under construction at such time[.]; OR
  (E)  TO A MAJOR ELECTRIC GENERATING FACILITY WHICH GENERATES ELECTRIC-
ITY FROM THE COMBUSTION, GASIFICATION OR PYROLYSIS  OF  SOLID  WASTE  OR
FROM FUEL DERIVED FROM SOLID WASTE.
  S  2.  This  act  shall  take  effect  immediately, and shall apply to
proposed facilities or facilities for which a certificate has  not  been
issued by the New York state board on electric generation siting and the
environment  pursuant to section 162 of the public service law, notwith-
standing  any  pre-application  or  application  processes  pursuant  to
section  163  of  the  public service law, or any other precertification
actions, reviews, or decisions by such siting board.

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

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