New 6 NYCRR Part 617 State Environmental Quality Review (SEQR), regulations became effective January 1, 2019. The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has adopted amendments to the Type I and Type II lists of actions, as well as the scoping and acceptance procedures for draft environmental impact statements. DEC has also modernized the regulations related to web publication of documents. These changes are the first major amendments to the SEQR regulations that DEC made since 1996.
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