SEQRA's Silver Anniversary: Reviewing the Past, Considering the Present, and Charting the Future
10 Pages Posted: 25 Oct 2014
Date Written: 2001
This article focuses on the recommendations for reform that were highlighted during the Government Law Center at Albany Law School's first symposium on SEQRA, which brought together a diverse number of the best stakeholder representatives who were knowledgeable in the intricacies and nuances of environmental review in New York and who could collectively develop a reform agenda to ensure the continued viability of New York State's environmental review program. By recording the options for reform that were discussed, this article creates a lasting memorial of the many excellent ideas that were offered and will hopefully serve to aid lawmakers and policymakers desirous of meaningful reform.
Keywords: SEQRA, state environmental quality review act, government law center, environmental law, land use, zoning, regional planning, DEC, New York State
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