In practice the abbreviations for the Act (SEQRA and SEQR) are used interchangeably. For the purposes of this guide the term "SEQRA" will be used throughout.
 New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, SEQRA Handbook 3 (3d ed. 2010).
 National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, Pub. L. No. 91-190, 83 Stat. 852 (1970) (codified at 42 U.S.C. §§ 4231-4347).
 Nicholas A. Robinson, SEQRA's Siblings: Precedents from Little NEPA's in the Sister States, 46 Albany L. Rev. 1155 (1982). For a historical perspective on SEQRA see Patricia Salkin, SEQRA's Silver Anniversary: Reviewing the Past, Considering the Present, and Charting the Future, 65 Albany L. Rev. 225 (2002) (reprinted). For a discussion of SEQRA's challenges see also John R. Nolon and Jessica A. Bacher, SEQRA Challenges: Court Creates New Rule on Statute of Limitations, N.Y.L.J., Feb. 18, 2004, at 5.