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“An Update on Local Law 97 and the State of Climate Law in New York,” Presenter

SPR Associate Alexis Saba to Speak About NYC Local Law 97 At The NYSBA Annual Meeting  

On January 16, 2024, SPR Associate Alexis Saba will speak at the New York State Bar Association Real Property Law Section Annual Meeting regarding New York City Local Law 97 and how to navigate the first compliance year. Registration is available HERE, and CLE credit will be provided. Alexis and her co-presenter, William D. McCracken…

New York Supreme Court Dismisses Challenge to Local Law 97

On October 30, 2023, the New York Supreme Court, New York County dismissed a significant legal challenge to New York City’s building emissions law, Local Law 97 of 2019. The decision provides clarity to the NYC real estate community that Local Law 97 is valid, enforceable, and constitutional. The law’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions caps…

New Proposed Local Law 97 Regulations Include Penalty Mitigation, Electrification, and Enforcement Provisions

On September 12, 2023, the New York City Department of Buildings (DOB) issued proposed regulations to implement Local Law 97 of 2019 (LL97). LL97 requires most large buildings in NYC to meet increasingly stringent greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions limits starting in 2024. The proposed regulations establish penalty mitigation pathways, create incentives for electrification, and clarify…

Alexis Saba to Speak on the Inflation Reduction Act and NYC Local Law 97

On January 24, 2023, SPR Associate Alexis Saba will discuss the highlights of the historic Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) and its implications for NYC Local Law 97 compliance in a panel discussion hosted by the Building Energy Exchange (BE-Ex). As part of BE-Ex’s “Climate Mobilization Act Series: The IRA Meets New York” program, Alexis and…

NYC Department of Buildings Releases Proposed Local Law 97 Regulations

On October 6, 2022, the New York City Department of Buildings (DOB) issued proposed regulations to implement Local Law 97 of 2019 (LL97).  LL97 requires most large buildings in NYC to meet increasingly stringent greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions limits starting in 2024. The proposed regulations include three key components and numerous other clarifications to the…