In Our Town NY: After Orange Skies, Keith Powers Introduces Indoor Air Quality Bills At Mark Levine’s Request

New York City Council Member Keith Powers has introduced a spate of bills that aim to standardize healthy indoor air quality through diligent monitoring and reporting, at the request of Manhattan Borough President Mark Levine. The legislation corresponds to four distinct indoor spaces that New Yorkers tend to congregate in: public schools, commercial buildings, residential buildings, and municipal or “city” buildings. He gave an overview of the bills during a press conference in front of the Manhattan Municipal Building on Thursday, July 13th, where he received endorsements of the laws from Levine, Health Committee Chairperson Member Lynn Schulman, and Hospital Committee Chairperson Mercedes Narcisse.

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