NYC Idling Regulations

The New York City Administrative Code, Title 24, Section 24-163 establishes that no person should allow the engine of a motor vehicle to idle for longer than three minutes while parking, standing, or stopping. However, there are two exceptions to this rule. The exceptions apply to the following: Legally authorized emergency motor vehicles, and Vehicles… Read More

The NYSDEC Proposes to Lower Particulate Matter Limits for Combustion Sources

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) is proposing to repeal and replace 6 NYCRR Subpart 227-1, Stationary Combustion Installations, as well as attendant provisions under Part 200, General Provisions. The revisions to Subpart 227-1 include lowering PM emission limits for existing and new stationary combustion installations that either predate, or are not… Read More

The NYSDEC Proposes to Ban the Sale of Non-OEM After Market Catalytic Converters in NYS

Proposed Subpart 218-7, Aftermarket Parts The Department is proposing to amend Part 218 to incorporate revisions to the standards for new California certified aftermarket catalytic converters (AMCCs). The proposed amendments will prohibit the offering for sale, sale, advertising, and installation of federal certified AMCCs for use on any vehicle in New York regardless of the… Read More

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Temporary Laboratory Director and Third-Party Laboratory Audit Services In today’s challenging environmental climate, environmental testing has become standard practice. The majority of remediation and environmental projects are mandated by governing bodies and involve analytical testing to assess current and post-remediation conditions. The New York State Department of Health’s Wadsworth Center Environmental Laboratory Approval Program (ELAP)… Read More