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 first rezoning application to come before the Town Board received a negative declaration
and was approved without an EIS having been prepared.
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.
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 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 Negative Declaration
confirms our ability to go forward and is a significant milestone," said Robert Berman, Chairman and CEO of Empire Resorts, Inc.
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.
Judge Dzintra Janavs ruled a negative declaration
for the application inadequate.
We have felt that with the type of stores they're putting in there, there should've been a negative declaration
(on an environmental document) and hearings and a traffic study done,'' said Woodland Hills Homeowners Association President Gordon Murley.
The city's legal challenge was to a document called a mitigated negative declaration
in which water district officials concluded that the turbine could potentially harm the environment but that it would be built in such a way that the harm would be insignificant.