CLP recommends DEC expand consideration of greenhouse gas emissions in SEQRA reviews

The NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has proposed the first amendments to State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA) regulations in over two decades. The amendments were driven in part by the desire to better align the environmental review process with state energy targets, including streamlining the process for installing solar arrays on priority sites, such as industrial sites and parking lots.

Pilgrim Pipelines Greenhouse Gas Emissions

In comments submitted to DEC on proposed amendments by the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) to the State Environmental Quality Review (SEQR) process, CLP recommends that DEC more comprehensively address the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions of proposed fossil fuel infrastructure projects by taking into account all upstream and downstream emissions of those projects.

About the Pilgrim Pipelines Project, Risks, and Potential Impacts