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June 7, 2006

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Notice of Opportunity to Comment on Proposed Rule Regarding Penalties for Offenses Adjudicated by the Environmental Control Board and regarding ECB Appeals rules

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN PURSUANT TO THE AUTHORITY VESTED in the Environmental Control Board (ECB) by section 1404 (c)(3) of the New York City Charter, and in accordance with section 1043(b) of the Charter, that the Environmental Control Board proposes to amend subchapter G of Chapter 31 of Title 15 of the Rules of the City of New York, setting forth penalties for offenses adjudicated by the Environmental Control Board and proposes to amend subchapter D of Chapter 31 of Title 15 of the Rules of the City of New York that is entitled “Adjudication – Appeals Procedures.”  New matter in the following rule is underlined, and deleted material is in brackets. This rule was not included in the Environmental Control Board’s regulatory agenda because it was not anticipated at the time the agenda was created.

Written comments regarding the proposed rule may be sent to James Macron, Counsel to the Board, ECB, 66 John Street, 9th Floor, New York, N.Y. 10038, on or before June 22, 2006.  A public hearing regarding the proposed rule will be held on June 22, 2006, at the ECB, 66 John Street,10th Floor, Reception, at 5:00 p.m. Persons seeking to testify are requested to notify James Macron, Counsel to the Board, ECB, 66 John Street, 9th Floor, New York, N.Y. 10038, (212) 361-1515 on or before June 22, 2006. Persons who need a sign language interpreter or other accommodation for a disability are asked to notify James Macron, Counsel to the Board, ECB, 66 John Street, 9th Floor, New York, N.Y. 10038, (212) 361-1515 by June 12, 2006. Persons interested in receiving written comments and a transcript of oral comments on the proposed rule may request them by writing to: James Macron, Counsel to the Board, ECB, 66 John Street, 9th Floor, New York, N.Y. 10038.

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