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  • WCA to Cuomo: SEQRA Reform Disappoints

  • NOV 26, 2013 | ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, GOVERNMENT REFORM, NYS GOV'T, REGULATORY ISSUES, SEQRA | 0 COMMENTS

  • After Two Years of Discussion, SEQRA Form Revisions Fall Short

    After considerable input from environmental groups and the business community, including the Westchester County Association, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has at long last issued revised Environmental Assessment Forms required for development project applications. After a two-year process, changes were made to both the full, or long EAF, used for applications with potentially significant environmental impact, and the short EAF, used for projects smaller in scope.

    It was not worth the wait.

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  • WCA Scores Big Win at Annual Leadership Dinner

  • NOV 19, 2013 | 0 COMMENTS

  • What Westchester Business Can Learn from Football

    The Westchester County Association scored a huge win last week at its Annual Leadership Dinner, where a sold-out crowd of 700 people honored leaders Jon B. Schandler, CEO, White Plains Hospital, and Joseph Simone, President, Simone Development Companies, for their contributions to Westchester business.

    Alfred F. Kelly, Jr., President/CEO for the 2014 NY/NJ Superbowl Host Committee, brought the house down after his keynote speech, in which he made a convincing case that the Super Bowl—expected to bring over $550 million in economic benefit to the region—is much, much more than a game: It’s a platform for economic development; infrastructure acceleration; corporate citizenship; driving community pride and leaving a lasting legacy. 

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