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Idling Rule – Mobile Cooling Centers

Rule status: Proposed

Agency: DEP

Comment by date: June 23, 2021

Rule Full Text

The Department of Environmental Protection (“DEP” or “Department”) is proposing to amend its rules to define any motor vehicle that is an authorized emergency vehicle as defined by § 101 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and any bus being used as a mobile cooling center to be an authorized emergency motor vehicle for purposes of the idling provision in section 24-163 of the Administrative Code.

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