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Environmental Planning.

BFJ has established itself as a leader in directing environmental review processes pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQR) and the New York City Environmental Quality Review procedures (CEQR). Our broad expertise in these review processes to a range of clients from municipalities, public agencies, community groups, and institutions to private developers and corporation.


Sarah Yackel, AICP

SEQR and NEPA Environmental Reviews

BFJ provides consulting services for all aspects of the SEQR and NEPA environmental review process. We offer expertise in state and federal environmental review processes, including impact assessment and mitigation.

Hudson Valley Project SEQR Review →

Pine Plains, New York

CEQR Environmental Reviews

BFJ prepares CEQR environmental assessments and environmental impact statements for a variety of projects in New York City.

Atrium at Sumner CEQR, SEQR and NEPA Review  →

Brooklyn, New York

Environmental Advisory Services for Municipalities and Agencies

BFJ reviews and makes recommendations on SEQR documents, including Environmental Impact Statements, for numerous municipalities and local and state agencies. BFJ also prepares SEQR scoping documents, and negotiates mitigation and design on behalf of Planning Boards and Town or Village Boards, for various proposed developments.

Downtown Overlay Zone SEQR Review Services  →

New Rochelle, New York

Natural Resource Inventories

Another component of BFJ’s environmental work are natural resource inventories prepared for municipalities looking to preserve or protect natural resources or in coordination with site planning. These inventories include the use of geographical information systems databases and mapping to identify environmentally sensitive lands.

Branford Station Transit-Oriented Development →

Branford, Connecticut

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