Based on the analysis contained in the EAS, (42) which was issued on April 17, 2009, DCP determined that the Rezoning did not have the potential to result in significant adverse impacts on the environment and, therefore issued a negative declaration
, because preparation of a more in-depth Environmental Impact Statement ("EIS") was not necessary.
By issuing a negative declaration
and refusing to hold even one hearing on the east side of the Hudson River, the DEC has belittled and disrespected the serious health concerns of residents (and their local governments) who live only a few miles downwind of LaFarge.
New Jersey requires any industrial establishment closing, selling or transferring operations to submit either a negative declaration
or a cleanup plan for the site prior to completing the transaction.
A negative declaration
means that the Board has found that the plant will not cause any significant, adverse environmental effects.
if applicable, The negative declaration
, - section 66 para.
Public review and comment on the Chatsworth Reservoir Wetlands/Riparian Program's mitigated negative declaration
will end May 5.
Judge York of the Manhattan Supreme Court found that these changes should have caused the City to conduct and issue an environmental impact study, instead of issuing a negative declaration
that Local Law 38 would have no negative affect on environmental threats to human health.
105) There is also an ongoing controversy about whether those power plants that are about to be constructed are properly given a negative declaration
, which would subject them to SEQRA, even if the impact is not significant to warrant an environmental impact statement.
This permit, which is customarily issued following a SEQRA negative declaration
, was also recommended for approval by the town's engineer.
Department of Water and Power and the Bureau of Sanitation have a memorandum of understanding in effect that supplements the approved mitigated negative declaration
that is supposed to protect us.
Pasnik, (16) affirming an appellate division decision that a negative declaration
was wrongly issued under some fairly egregious facts.
As recently noted by another justice of this state's Supreme Court, 'by issuing a negative declaration
on the basis that these issues would be worked out in the future, the council abdicated its decision-making authority,'" York said.