senate Bill S841A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Reduces emissions of air pollutants from petroleum bulk storage facilities

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Oct 13, 2021 delivered to governor
Jun 10, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.714
substituted for a6177a
Jun 01, 2021 referred to environmental conservation
returned to assembly
repassed senate
May 25, 2021 amended on third reading 841a
May 25, 2021 vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
returned to senate
recalled from assembly
Mar 03, 2021 referred to environmental conservation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 22, 2021 advanced to third reading
Feb 10, 2021 2nd report cal.
Feb 09, 2021 1st report cal.332
Jan 06, 2021 referred to environmental conservation

Votes

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Feb 9, 2021 - Environmental Conservation committee Vote

S841
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committee
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Aye
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Abstained
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Committee Vote: Feb 9, 2021

Co-Sponsors

S841 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6177
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §17-1016, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S9083

S841 - Summary

Reduces emissions of air pollutants from petroleum bulk storage facilities by requiring that no person shall own or operate a facility containing an above-ground tank that does not have a shell color and roof color of either white or beige/cream; provides that such color requirements shall apply to every tank at a facility regardless of whether the tank is in active use for storage; defines terms.

S841 - Sponsor Memo

S841 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    841
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  BIAGGI -- 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
   reducing  emissions  of  air  pollutants  from  petroleum bulk storage
   facilities
 
   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 17-1016 to read as follows:
 § 17-1016. REDUCTION OF AIR POLLUTION FROM PETROLEUM BULK STORAGE FACIL-
              ITIES.
   1. STATEMENT OF FINDINGS. A.  ABOVE-GROUND  STORAGE  TANKS  CONTAINING
 PETROLEUM  AND  PETROLEUM-CONTAINING  PRODUCTS ARE A MAJOR SOURCE OF AIR
 POLLUTANTS,  INCLUDING  VOLATILE  ORGANIC  COMPOUNDS  SUCH  AS  BENZENE,
 TOLUENE, ETHYLBENZENE, XYLENE AND FORMALDEHYDE.
   B.  VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS CAUSE A VARIETY OF ADVERSE HUMAN HEALTH
 EFFECTS, INCLUDING EYE, NOSE AND THROAT IRRITATION; SHORTNESS OF BREATH;
 HEADACHES; FATIGUE; NAUSEA; DIZZINESS; SKIN PROBLEMS;  LUNG  IRRITATION;
 DAMAGE TO THE LIVER, KIDNEY AND CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM; AND CANCER.
   C.  STUDIES  HAVE SHOWN THAT THE COLOR OF AN ABOVE-GROUND STORAGE TANK
 SIGNIFICANTLY AFFECTS THE AMOUNT OF  AIR  POLLUTANTS  EMITTED  FROM  THE
 TANK. STORAGE TANKS PAINTED DARKER COLORS HAVE BEEN SHOWN TO EMIT TWO TO
 THREE TIMES AS MUCH AIR POLLUTION DURING WARM WEATHER THAN TANKS PAINTED
 LIGHTER COLORS.
   D.  REQUIRING  ABOVE-GROUND STORAGE TANKS TO BE PAINTED LIGHTER COLORS
 WILL HAVE SIGNIFICANT AIR QUALITY AND PUBLIC  HEALTH  BENEFITS,  PARTIC-
 ULARLY   IN  ENVIRONMENTAL  JUSTICE  COMMUNITIES  THAT  ALREADY  BEAR  A
 DISPROPORTIONATE POLLUTION BURDEN.
   2. DEFINITIONS. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE  TERMS  BELOW  SHALL
 HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANING:
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

Co-Sponsors

S841A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6177
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §17-1016, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S9083

S841A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Reduces emissions of air pollutants from petroleum bulk storage facilities by requiring that no person shall own or operate a facility containing an above-ground tank that does not have a shell color and roof color of either white or beige/cream; provides that such color requirements shall apply to every tank at a facility regardless of whether the tank is in active use for storage; defines terms.

S841A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S841A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  841--A
     Cal. No. 332
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  BIAGGI, HOYLMAN, PARKER -- read twice and ordered
   printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Environ-
   mental Conservation -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered
   to first and second report, ordered to  a  third  reading,  passed  by
   Senate  and  delivered  to  the Assembly, recalled, vote reconsidered,
   restored to third reading, amended and  ordered  reprinted,  retaining
   its place in the order of third reading
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  environmental  conservation law, in relation to
   reducing emissions of  air  pollutants  from  petroleum  bulk  storage
   facilities
 
   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 17-1016 to read as follows:
 § 17-1016. REDUCTION OF AIR POLLUTION FROM PETROLEUM BULK STORAGE FACIL-
              ITIES.
   1.  FOR  PURPOSES  OF  THIS  SECTION,  THE  TERMS BELOW SHALL HAVE THE
 FOLLOWING MEANING:
   A. "SHELL COLOR" SHALL MEAN THE COLOR AND  SHADE  COMBINATION  OF  THE
 PAINT ON THE SIDES OR SHELL OF A TANK.
   B.  "ROOF  COLOR"  SHALL  MEAN  THE COLOR AND SHADE COMBINATION OF THE
 PAINT ON THE ROOF OF A TANK.
   C. "TANK" SHALL HAVE THE MEANING SET FORTH IN SECTION 17-1003 OF  THIS
 TITLE  EXCEPT  THAT  FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION "TANK" MEANS AN ABOVE-
 GROUND TANK AND DOES NOT INCLUDE ASSOCIATED PIPES,  LINES,  FIXTURES  OR
 OTHER ANCILLARY EQUIPMENT.
   2.  TANK  COLORING.  A.  NO  PERSON  SHALL  OWN  OR OPERATE A FACILITY
 CONTAINING A TANK THAT DOES NOT MEET  THE  COLOR  REQUIREMENTS  OF  THIS
 SUBDIVISION.  SUCH  COLOR  REQUIREMENTS  SHALL  APPLY TO EVERY TANK AT A
 FACILITY REGARDLESS OF WHETHER THE TANK IS IN ACTIVE USE FOR STORAGE.
   B. A TANK SHALL HAVE A SHELL COLOR AND ROOF COLOR OF EITHER  WHITE  OR

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