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negative declaration

n. a finding by a city council or other local government that a proposed development or project would have no effect on the environment and therefore the developer need not prepare and file an "environmental impact report." (See: environmental impact report, EIR)

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T]he EAS and supporting documentation, including affidavits by those intimately involved in the project, have adequately demonstrated that DCP identified the relevant areas of environmental concern, took a hard look at them, and made a reasonable elaboration of the basis for the negative declaration.
The mandatory time clock that kicks in does not start until either a negative declaration has been issued or a DEIS has been accepted as complete.
A negative declaration states that not a single significant adverse impact could come of the agency's action.
The general rule is that when a lead agency has issued a negative declaration under SEQRA and subsequently approves the project, the statute of limitations accrues upon approval.
100) A SEQRA negative declaration can be reversed for failure to consider aesthetic impacts.
The West Hollywood Planning Commission recommended approval of the amendments to the General Plan, Zoning Ordinance, and Zoning Map, and adoption of the Mitigated Negative Declaration with modifications, at its December 1, 2005 meeting.
The Fourth Department determined that the project was indeed subject to SEQRA review, and that UDC's negative declaration was "arbitrary and capricious.
The Negative Declaration confirms our ability to go forward and is a significant milestone," said Robert Berman, Chairman and CEO of Empire Resorts, Inc.
Negative declaration of admissibility according to International Standard on Review Engagements 2410.
The Lancaster school board last week adopted a so-called ``mitigated negative declaration,'' meaning that the school will be built in a way it will do no significant environmental harm.
These permits include: a Negative Declaration issued by the Environmental Protection Agency, a series of Land Use permits issued by the County of Riverside, and an Air Emissions Permit issued by the South Coast AQMD.
Tenders are invited for To prepare an initial study and mitigated negative declaration (IS/MND) and mitigation monitoring and reporting plan (MMRP) for this project.