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SEQRA (State Environmental Quality Review ACt

New York's State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQR) requires all state and local government agencies to consider environmental impacts equally with social and economic factors during discretionary decision-making. This means these agencies must assess the environmental significance of all actions they have discretion to approve, fund or directly undertake. When considering an action that has been the subject of a Final EIS, SEQR requires the agencies to balance the environmental impacts with social and economic factors when deciding to approve or undertake an "Action"

Helpful links:
Introduction to SEQR
SEQR Handbook
SEQR "Cookbook"
Environmental Assessment Form (EAF) workbooks