Amendment of Buildings Penalty Schedule for Cooling Towers Registration

By Renee Sosnowski

The Environmental Control Board (ECB) has amended its ECB Buildings penalty schedule to enforce Local Law 77 of 2015 for Cooling Towers.

ECB has added three new charges:

  • Section of Law 28-317.3
    • Failure to register cooling tower prior to operation
  • Section of Law 28-317.3.1
    • Failure to notify of discontinued use or removal of cooling tower
  • Section of Law 28-317.5
    •  Failure to file an annual certification of cooling tower inspection/testing/cleaning/disinfecting/maintenance plan

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