In the annals of the State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA), 1998 should be remembered as the year when developers throughout New York State became frustrated with what they perceived as irrational requirements or excessive delays in the SEQRA process, went to court for redress, and almost uniformly lost. There were 18 attempts at such relief and one highly mixed success.
Environmental Law | Law
Sabin Center for Climate Change Law
Michael B. Gerrard,
How SEQRA Cases Fared in 1998,
N.Y.L.J., January 22, 1999
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