Part 487 Job Impact Statement
6 NYCRR Part 487 Analyzing Environmental Justice Issues in Siting Major Electric Generating Facilities Pursuant to Public Service Law Article 10
Job Impact Statement
1. Nature of Impact:
The Department of Environmental Conservation (Department) proposes to add new regulations in 6 NYCRR Part 487 for the analysis of environmental justice (EJ) issues (EJ regulations). These regulations will apply statewide. The Department does not expect the proposed regulations to have a negative impact on jobs and employment opportunities in the State.
2. Categories and Numbers Affected:
These EJ regulations will not negatively affect employment opportunities and are not anticipated to create jobs.
3. Regions of Adverse Impact:
There are no regions of the State expected to be negatively impacted by these EJ regulations.
4. Minimizing Adverse Impact:
These EJ regulations are not expected to have an adverse impact on jobs and employment.
5. Self-Employment Opportunities:
Constructing a major electric generating facility requires significant capital. Therefore, companies directly impacted by these proposed regulations are not expected to involve many self-employment opportunities.