DEP Updates Right-to-Know Penalty Schedule

By Renee Sosnowski The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has adopted a new rule, which changes the existing Community Right-to-Know Penalty Schedule. The rule adds a new Chapter 54 of Title 15 of the Rules of the City of New York (RCNY), which governs the siting and storage of hazardous substances stored in portable containers…. View more

Reminder: Electrician Licenses Subject to OATH/ECB Civil Penalties Review

By Mario Aurioso Effective March 15, 2018, applicants for Master or Special Electrician licenses will not receive their license or renewal if they owe civil penalties. This change complies with Local Law 47 of 2016. The licensing hold applies to penalties imposed by the NYC Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings/Environmental Control Board (OATH/ECB), as… View more