Department Contacts


June 2, 2011 | Posted by Daggan, Clinton | Permalink

In 2009, the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) promulgated rules governing New York City's Asbestos Control Program, codified in Chapter 1 of Title 15 of the Rules of the City of New York, in order to improve the safety of asbestos abatement projects.  These rules (Subchapter C) establish new requirements for asbestos project notification, permitting and record keeping.  This post describes some of the amendments to these rules that were promulgated by DEP in February 2011.  In addition, this post describes the Environmental Control Board's proposed amendments to its Air Asbestos Penalty Schedule.

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April 13, 2011 | Posted by Swidler, Pamela | Permalink

GreenEsq. is featuring an ongoing series of posts in an effort to track the progress of the NYC Green Codes Task Force’s proposals and any resulting local laws that are relevant to building owners and tenants in New York City.  This post summarizes the NYC Green Codes Task Force proposals and Local Laws enacted for the Health & Toxicity category.

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