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Current Issues in SEQRA

OnDemand Webinar (88 minutes)

Understand the steps that need to be followed to ensure that land use development projects can withstand judicial scrutiny.This material will identify projects that are subject to SEQRA and will help evaluate the timeline for compliance with SEQRA to manage client and development team expectations. This topic will provide the basic framework of SEQRA litigation and help you understand the use of options for continued compliance with SEQRA, such as a generic environmental impact statement. This program will also help you understand the impact of the most recent regulatory amendments to SEQRA on the approval process.


George Duke, Esq., P.G., BROWN DUKE & FOGEL, P.C. James Ward, Esq., BROWN DUKE & FOGEL, P.C.


The SEQRA Process

• SEQRA Overview

• Initial Review - Is It an Action?

• Substantive and Procedural Review

• Interrelation With Site Plan, Subdivision, and Other Land Use Approvals

Use of the Generic Environmental Impact Statement

• Substantive and Procedural Review

• Flexible Development Tool for Certain Types of Projects

• Case Studies

SEQRA Litigation

• Substantive Issues - Hard Look

• Procedural Issues - Statute of Limitations, Necessary Parties, Standing

• Standard of Review

• The Administrative Record

• Recent Notable Decisions

Recent Amendments to the SEQRA Regulations

• Changes to the Type I and Type II List

• Changes to the EIS Process