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S01239 Summary:

BILL NO    S01239 

SAME AS    SAME AS A00625

SPONSOR    PERKINS

COSPNSR    HASSELL-THOMPSON, HOYLMAN, KRUEGER, LATIMER, PARKER

MLTSPNSR   

Add S19-0311-a, En Con L

Restricts operation of diesel powered electrical generation systems in areas
identified as not meeting certain federal air quality standards for ozone;
provides limited exceptions for use.
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S01239 Text:

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

                                         1239

                              2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                                   I N  S E N A T E

                                      (PREFILED)

                                    January 9, 2013
                                      ___________

       Introduced  by  Sens. PERKINS, PARKER -- 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
         restricting the operation  of  diesel  powered  electrical  generation
         systems in areas identified as not meeting certain federal air quality
         standards for ozone

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

    1    Section 1. The environmental conservation law is amended by  adding  a
    2  new section 19-0311-a to read as follows:
    3  S 19-0311-A. RESTRICTED  OPERATION  OF DIESEL POWERED ELECTRICAL GENERA-
    4                 TORS.
    5    THE GENERATION OF ELECTRICITY FOR PUBLIC OR PRIVATE USE  BY  MEANS  OF
    6  DIESEL COMBUSTION GENERATION FACILITIES SHALL BE PROHIBITED IN ANY COUN-
    7  TY  OR  PART  THEREOF  THAT  IS DESIGNATED NONATTAINMENT FOR OZONE UNDER
    8  SECTION 7407 OF THE CLEAN AIR  ACT  ("ACT")  AND  CLASSIFIED  AS  SEVERE
    9  NONATTAINMENT UNDER SECTION 7511 OF THE ACT; OR DESIGNATED AS NONATTAIN-
   10  MENT  FOR PM2.5 UNDER SECTION 7407 OF THE ACT, OR HAS BEEN SO DESIGNATED
   11  WITHIN THE PRIOR CALENDAR YEAR, UNLESS:
   12    1. THE DIESEL COMBUSTION FACILITY HAS A GENERATING  CAPACITY  OF  LESS
   13  THAN ONE HUNDRED KILOWATTS;
   14    2.  THE  DIESEL  COMBUSTION FACILITY COMPLIES WITH OR EXCEEDS EMISSION
   15  STANDARDS ADOPTED FOR SUCH FACILITIES BY THE DEPARTMENT FOR  PARTICULATE
   16  MATTER AND NITROGEN OXIDES;
   17    3.  THE  DIESEL  COMBUSTION  FACILITY  IS  USED SOLELY AS AN EMERGENCY
   18  BACK-UP SYSTEM DURING A POWER OUTAGE; OR
   19    4.  THE DIESEL COMBUSTION FACILITY  USES  COGENERATION  TECHNOLOGY  TO
   20  UTILIZE THE WASTE HEAT.
   21    S 2. This act shall take effect January 1, 2016.

        EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                             [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                  LBD02694-01-3
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