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Mar 04, 2009

New York Landlords Face New Indoor Air Quality Notification Requirements


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Pursuant to an amendment to New York’s Environmental Conservation Law that became effective on December 3, 2008, an owner of commercial or residential property is required to notify current and, under certain circumstances, prospective tenants of indoor air contamination caused by volatile organic compounds if (1) the concentrations of contaminants identified in an air quality test exceed Occupational Safety and Health Administration guidelines or New York Department of Health guidelines and (2) the owner received the test results from an “issuer”.

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Jason Pratt


Real Estate

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