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New SEQRA Regulations Finally Appear On the Horizon

In September 2012, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (“NYSDEC”) proposed the most significant changes to the regulations governing the State Environmental Quality Review Act (“SEQRA”) since the mid-1990s. It accepted comments and the comment period closed.

In the years that followed, however, the NYSDEC did not finalize the changes it proposed to the existing SEQRA regulations, available at 6 NYCRR Part 617. That now appears to be changing.

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