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SEQRA

Protect your organization - know the ins and outs of SEQRA. Purchase these reference materials and get practical information about a complex area of the law presented by an extremely knowledgeable faculty in an interactive format. Get a handle on complicated issues surrounding SEQRA strategies. Avoid problems down the road by protecting yourself and your company - find out exactly what the critical issues are and how to best handle them. You'll gain the practical insight you need to deal with any challenges that come your way, including tips on environmental impact statements. Don't wait - order today to make sure you stay on the cutting edge of your field. Benefits for You •Understand potential litigation risks •Get practical tips in SEQRA practice •Learn do's and don'ts when using generic environmental impact statements •Stay current on recent trends and case law Learning Objectives •You will be able to review SEQRA procedural and substantive mandates. •You will be able to explain integration of SEQRA with project review processes. •You will be able to describe cumulative impacts and segmentation. •You will be able to identify the health, safety and welfare aspects of SEQRA.
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Agenda

SEQRA Overview and Compliance
— Todd M. Mathes, Esq.
  • A Review of the SEQRA Procedural and Substantive Mandates
  • Type 1, Type 2 and Unlisted Actions
  • Coordinating Review, Determining Lead Agency Status and Resolving Disputes
  • Determinations of Significance
  • Scoping
  • Notices, Hearings, EISs and Findings
Integration of SEQRA with Project Review Process
— Andrew W. Gilchrist, Esq.
  • Applicant Perspective
    • Development of Project Plans
    • Presentation of Application
    • Push for Negative Declaration?
    • Procedural Issues
  • Municipal Perspective
    • Coordinated SEQRA Review
    • Local, County, State and Federal Project Review
    • Public Hearings
  • Opponent Perspective
    • Start with FOIL
    • Create the Record
    • Experts?
    • Timeframes
Selected Issues and Hot Topics Under SEQRA
— Ruth E. Leistensnider, Esq.
  • Cumulative Impacts/Segmentation
  • GHG Evaluation
  • Sustainable Communities and SEQRA
  • Host Community Agreements and Economic Impact Evaluation
  • Other Current Developments Under SEQRA
SEQRA Litigation Issues
— Jennifer M. Porter, Esq.
  • Statute of Limitations
  • Standing to Sue
  • Defending (or Attacking) Negative Declarations
  • Procedural and Substantive Judicial Review
Benefits and Uses of a Generic Environmental Impact Statement
— Kevin M. Young, Esq.
  • Overview of GEIS
  • Long Term Community Planning
  • Using GEIS to Facilitate Future Development
  • Mitigation Fees (Show Us the Money!)
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Faculty

Kevin M Young

Kevin M Young – Moderator

Young/Sommer LLC

  • Partner with Young Sommer Ward Ritzenberg Baker & Moore LLC
  • Experience includes all aspects of environmental law representing industry, developers, municipalities and energy related clients
  • Listed as a top environmental lawyer in New York Super Lawyers – Update Edition 2007 to 2013
  • Listed in Chambers USA, 10 years in a row as a leading environmental lawyer
  • J.D. degree, Harvard Law School
  • Can be contacted at 518-438-9907 or [email protected]
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Andrew W Gilchrist

Tuczinski, Cavalier, & Gilchrist, P.C.

  • Principal with Tuczinski, Cavalier, & Gilchrist, P.C.
  • Practices in environmental law, land use and zoning law, municipal law, litigation, appellate practice
  • Achieved the highest rating in the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
  • J.D. degree, cum laude, Albany Law School; B.A. degree, magna cum laude, Siena College
  • Can be contacted at 518-463-3990 or [email protected]
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Ruth E. Leistensnider

Nixon Peabody LLP

  • Partner at Nixon Peabody LLP’s Albany office
  • Represents clients in various aspects of energy and environmental law, with a specific focus on projects which provide economic development opportunities
  • Experience includes counseling project sponsors and municipalities regarding all aspects of real estate development, including environmental, land use and SEQRA compliance
  • J.D. degree, summa cum laude, Albany Law School of Union University; B.A. degree, Mount Holyoke College
  • Can be contacted at 518-427-2655 or [email protected]
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Jennifer M Porter, Esq.

Gibbons P.C.

  • Partner with Gibbons P.C.
  • Represents clients on land use development and zoning issues, environmental quality review and litigation in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Pennsylvania
  • Frequent writer and presenter on land use and zoning topics, and SEQRA
  • J.D. degree, cum laude, editor of the Law Review, Pace University School of Law; B.A. degree, cum laude, and M.A. degree; Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  • Can be contacted at 212-613-2185 or [email protected]
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Thomas A. Shepardson

Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP

  • Partner at Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP
  • Represents clients in various aspects of environmental law, land use development and zoning issues and litigation matters
  • Experience includes counseling project sponsors/applicants and municipalities regarding real estate development projects, including environmental, land use and SEQRA compliance
  • J.D. degree, Western New England College, School of Law; B.A. degree, Siena College
  • Can be contacted at 518-487-7663 or [email protected]
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Product ID: 386656
Published 2011
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