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Bridgeville, N.Y. - The Sullivan County Partnership for Economic Development is hosting a complimentary SEQRA Educational Conference on Jan. 15 at Bernie’s Holiday Restaurant, in Rock Hill, N.Y. The event, which will provide continuing education credits to municipal Planning Board members and professional development hours to engineers, will highlight and explain SEQRA basics and recent changes.
Attendees will leave with a substantial reference guide to review the material covered during the conference.
-Travis O’Dell, Upper Delaware Council, Narrowsburg, N.Y.,
-Jack Nasca, division director, and Robert Ewing, environmental analyst-2, both of the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, Albany, N.Y.,
-Mike Merriman, project manager/permitting specialist, Ecological Analysis, LLC, Middletown, N.Y.,
-Larry Wolinsky, environmental/land use attorney, managing partner, Jacobowitz & Gubits, LLP, Walden N.Y., and
-Jacob Billig, environmental/land use attorney, managing partner, Billig, Loughlin & Baer, LLP, Monticello, N.Y.
“Major residential, commercial, and industrial developments in New York are subject to myriad federal and state laws designed to protect the environment,” Marc Baez, president/CEO of the Sullivan County Partnership, said. “As the review process often changes, we in Sullivan County need to ensure that our development leaders understand how SEQRA affects their communities, their businesses, or their clients.”
Supporters to date include Platinum Sponsor Ecological Analysis, Gold Sponsor Keystone Associates, and Bronze Sponsors Billig, Loughlin & Bear, LLP, and the Sullivan County Division of Planning & Environmental Management.