Senate Bill S3328A

2023-2024 Legislative Session

Relates to emissions of toxic air contaminants

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Environmental Conservation Committee


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    • On Floor Calendar Senate
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    • Passed Senate
  • Delivered to Governor
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2023-S3328 - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §19-0330, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S4371

2023-S3328 - Summary

Directs the department of environmental conservation to promulgate air quality standards for emissions of certain toxic air contaminants.

2023-S3328 - Sponsor Memo

2023-S3328 - Bill Text download pdf

                             
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   3328
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 30, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sen. FERNANDEZ -- 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 emis-
   sions of toxic air contaminants
 
   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 19-0330 to read as follows:
 § 19-0330. AIR QUALITY STANDARDS FOR TOXIC AIR CONTAMINANTS.
   1.  DEFINITIONS.  FOR  PURPOSES  OF  THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS
 SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
   A. "ADJACENT TO" SHALL MEAN WITHIN A RADIUS OF ONE MILE.
   B.  "DISADVANTAGED COMMUNITY" SHALL HAVE THE SAME MEANING AS IN SUBDI-
 VISION FIVE OF SECTION 75-0101 OF THIS CHAPTER.
   C. "FENCELINE" SHALL MEAN THE PROPERTY BOUNDARY OF A MAJOR SOURCE.
   D. "MAJOR SOURCE" SHALL MEAN STATIONARY AIR CONTAMINATION SOURCE  THAT
 EMITS  OR HAS THE POTENTIAL TO EMIT TEN TONS PER YEAR OR MORE OF A TOXIC
 AIR CONTAMINANT OR TWENTY-FIVE TONS PER YEAR OR MORE OF A COMBINATION OF
 TOXIC CONTAMINANTS.
   E. "TOXIC AIR CONTAMINANT" SHALL  MEAN  BENZENE,  FORMALDEHYDE,  VINYL
 CHLORIDE, POLYCHLORINATED DIBENZODIOXINS, POLYCHLORINATED DIBENZOFURANS,
 TRICHLOROETHYLENE, MERCURY AND ANY OTHER SUBSTANCES ADDED BY THE DEPART-
 MENT.
   2.  PROMULGATION  OF  STANDARDS. A. THE DEPARTMENT SHALL, ON OR BEFORE
 DECEMBER THIRTY-FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-FIVE, PROMULGATE AMBIENT  AIR
 QUALITY  STANDARDS  FOR  THE  FOLLOWING TOXIC AIR CONTAMINANTS: BENZENE,
 FORMALDEHYDE, VINYL CHLORIDE, POLYCHLORINATED DIBENZODIOXINS,  POLYCHLO-
 RINATED DIBENZOFURANS, TRICHLOROETHYLENE AND MERCURY. SUCH STANDARDS MAY
 BE  HOURLY, ROLLING EIGHT-HOUR OR ANNUAL, OR ANY COMBINATION THEREOF, AS
 DETERMINED BY THE DEPARTMENT IN  CONSULTATION  WITH  THE  DEPARTMENT  OF
 HEALTH.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD08287-01-3
              

2023-S3328A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §19-0330, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S4371

2023-S3328A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the department of environmental conservation to promulgate air quality standards for emissions of certain toxic air contaminants.

2023-S3328A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2023-S3328A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                             
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  3328--A
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 30, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sen. FERNANDEZ -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conservation
   --  recommitted  to  the  Committee  on  Environmental Conservation in
   accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --  committee  discharged,  bill
   amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
   tee
 
 AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to emis-
   sions of toxic air contaminants
 
   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 19-0330 to read as follows:
 § 19-0330. AIR QUALITY STANDARDS FOR TOXIC AIR CONTAMINANTS.
   1. DEFINITIONS. FOR PURPOSES OF  THIS  SECTION,  THE  FOLLOWING  TERMS
 SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
   A. "ADJACENT TO" SHALL MEAN WITHIN A RADIUS OF ONE MILE.
   B.  "DISADVANTAGED COMMUNITY" SHALL HAVE THE SAME MEANING AS IN SUBDI-
 VISION FIVE OF SECTION 75-0101 OF THIS CHAPTER.
   C. "FENCELINE" SHALL MEAN THE PROPERTY BOUNDARY OF A MAJOR SOURCE.
   D.  "MAJOR SOURCE" SHALL MEAN STATIONARY AIR CONTAMINATION SOURCE THAT
 EMITS OR HAS THE POTENTIAL TO EMIT TEN TONS PER YEAR OR MORE OF A  TOXIC
 AIR CONTAMINANT OR TWENTY-FIVE TONS PER YEAR OR MORE OF A COMBINATION OF
 TOXIC CONTAMINANTS.
   E.  "TOXIC  AIR  CONTAMINANT"  SHALL MEAN BENZENE, FORMALDEHYDE, VINYL
 CHLORIDE, POLYCHLORINATED DIBENZODIOXINS, POLYCHLORINATED DIBENZOFURANS,
 TRICHLOROETHYLENE, MERCURY AND ANY OTHER SUBSTANCES ADDED BY THE DEPART-
 MENT.
   2. PROMULGATION OF STANDARDS. A. THE DEPARTMENT SHALL,  ON  OR  BEFORE
 DECEMBER  THIRTY-FIRST,  TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-SIX, PROMULGATE AMBIENT AIR
 QUALITY STANDARDS FOR THE FOLLOWING  TOXIC  AIR  CONTAMINANTS:  BENZENE,
 FORMALDEHYDE,  VINYL CHLORIDE, POLYCHLORINATED DIBENZODIOXINS, POLYCHLO-
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD08287-02-4
              

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