SEQRA and Infill
27 Mun. Law. 16 (2013)
7 Pages Posted: 31 Jan 2014 Last revised: 4 Jun 2014
Date Written: 2013
New York's State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA) is designed to protect the environment by requiring government to consider the harmful environmental impacts of its actions. However, SEQRA itself may create environmental harm by discouraging infill development.
Note: Reprinted with permission from: Municipal Lawyer, Summer 2013, Vol. 27, No. 2, published by the New York State Bar Association, One Elk Street, Albany, NY 12207.
Keywords: SEQRA, infill, environmental, impact statement, review
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