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NYC Adopts Sweeping New Stormwater Rule

In February 2022, the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) adopted the Unified Stormwater Rule (USWR) to update the stormwater management requirements for all...

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NYS Department of Environmental Conservation Issues Draft Disadvantaged Communities Criteria

On March 9, 2022, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC or the Department) issued draft criteria developed by the Department’s Climate Justice...

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NYS Department of Environmental Conservation Proposes Revisions to Part 375 Remedial Programs

On December 22, 2021, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to amend the Environmental Remediation Program...

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New York continues nation-leading progress in offshore wind in 2022

As 2022 kicks off, New York is already building on its leadership in development of offshore wind capacity, with nation-leading investments, new lease areas, and...

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New York Climate Action Council Releases CLCPA Draft Scoping Plan

On December 30, 2021, the New York State Climate Action Council released the Draft Scoping Plan for the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (Draft...

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NYC’s Natural Gas Ban Intends to Speed Up Building Electrification

In the waning days of its 2021 legislative session, the New York City Council passed a new law limiting the use of carbon intensive fuels...

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