Environmental Law

Survey of 2016 Cases Under New York State Environmental Quality Review Act

, New York Law Journal


Environmental Law columnists Michael B. Gerrard and Edward McTiernan write that for only the second time since this annual survey began in 1991, no court overturned any agency decision where an environmental impact statement had been prepared. In sum, 2016 was a bad year for plaintiffs in SEQRA cases.

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