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State Environmental Quality Review Act Seminar

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Ithaca Marriott Downtown on the Commons

120 S. Aurora Street

Ithaca, New York 14850

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Please join Phillips Lytle for this complimentary seminar intended to provide an in-depth discussion of compliance with the State Environmental Quality Review Act.

Sessions include:

  • Overview of the SEQRA Process
  • Addressing Climate Change Issues in the SEQRA Context
  • SEQRA Case Law and Regulatory Updates

Who should attend:

  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Real Estate Developers
  • Planning Board Staff and Board Members
  • Attorneys

Agenda
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Breakfast/Registration
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Overview of the SEQRA Process
10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Addressing Climate Change Issues in the SEQRA Context
11:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. SEQRA Case Law and Regulatory Updates
11:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Q&A

Overview of the SEQRA Process
Presented by: Adam S. Walters, Esq.
Learn what you need to know regarding environmental considerations and their impact on SEQRA implementation. This session will review topics and issues critical to understanding SEQRA, including:

  • Strategies on SEQRA basics
  • Do You Have An “Agency” Taking An “Action”?
  • Segmentation
  • Determinations of Significance
  • Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) Process

Addressing Climate Change Issues in the SEQRA Context
Presented by: Kimberly R. Nason, Esq.
This section will explore important considerations for applicants in the SEQRA process with respect to addressing evolving climate change concerns.

SEQRA Case Law and Regulatory Updates
Presented by: Joseph C. Smith, Esq.
This session will provide an update on SEQRA case law, as well as address the status of the currently pending SEQRA Amendments.

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Ithaca Marriott Downtown on the Commons

120 S. Aurora Street

Ithaca, New York 14850

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