|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Sun, 7 Sep 2008 23:14:48 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-BIF] New York renters to get vapor intrusion notice|
New law adds health protection for renters Landlords must warn tenants on air quality By Eric Reinagel Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin September 6, 2008 The third time was the charm.State Assemblywoman Donna A. Lupardo and state Sen. Thomas W. Libous tried to get two previous governors to approve a measure that would warn tenants about indoor air contamination. Both George E. Pataki and Eliot Spitzer vetoed the measure.
Gov. David A. Paterson signed the bill into law Friday.While there were requirements to inform property owners of certain environmental threats, there was no system in place to protect renters, said Lupardo, D-Endwell.
... For the entire article, see http://www.pressconnects.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2008809060345 -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice: 650/961-8918 or 650/969-1545 Fax: 650/961-8918 <email@example.com> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Brownfields mailing list Brownfields@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/brownfields-cpeo.org
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