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.
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 Fourth Department determined that the project was indeed subject to SEQRA review, and that UDC's negative declaration
was "arbitrary and capricious.
of admissibility according to International Standard on Review Engagements 2410.
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.