Jennifer Porter to Speak at New York CLE Program on the State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA)

Jennifer M. Porter, Esq., an Associate in the Gibbons Real Property & Environmental Department, will be a speaker at Lorman’s New York CLE Program, SEQRA, on Tuesday, December 7, 2010 in Carle Place, New York.

The all-day program will provide a comprehensive overview of New York’s State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA) including specific discussion on analysis framework and techniques, mitigation measures, interaction with other statutes and emerging fields in environmental review. Ms. Porter will open the seminar by discussing SEQRA basics including state and local SEQRA regulations, process and procedures, agencies and decisions subject to SEQRA, determining significance and environmental impact statement (EIS) preparation and review.

The program is particularly timely in view of New York Department of Environmental Conservation’s recent and long overdue release of the latest edition of the State Environmental Quality Review Act Handbook. The program is designed for attorneys, engineers, architects, city and county planners, environmental professionals, presidents, vice presidents, water resource specialists, public works directors, surveyors and project managers. For more information and to register for the program, click here.