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Environmental Regulatory Summary – October 2015

DEC issues new PBS regulations; EPA proposes overhaul of hazardous waste generator ruled; new waste pharmaceutical management program proposed … Read More

Dean Sommer Recognized in Best Lawyers®

Young/Sommer LLC is proud and pleased to announce that Partner Dean Sommer has been recognized by his peers in the 2016 Edition of The Best… Read More

EBC Meeting on November 6, 2015

Please join us for our next meeting of the Environmental Breakfast Club where the topic will be “ALCO Site and Other Metroplex Accomplishments” with Ray… Read More

Environmental Regulatory Update – September 2015

DOH issues emergency cooling tower rule; EPA proposes new emission guidelines/standards for MSW landfills; EPA revises water quality standards regulation … Read More

Ranked in Chambers USA 2015 - Leading Firm

Environmental Compliance and Permitting

In an ever-changing environmental regulatory landscape, Young/Sommer LLC helps ensure its clients successfully meet their day-to-day environmental compliance and permitting needs.

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Young/Sommer LLC is a recognized leader in environmental and energy law in New York. Our attorneys’ decades of experience in private practice and State government allow us to understand the challenges facing small businesses, municipalities, large corporations and individuals. Our knowledge and skill in environmental law puts us at the forefront of our field, ensuring that we deliver the best and most cost-effective advice.

Young/Sommer has been ranked for twelve consecutive years among the top ten New York State environmental law firms by Chambers USA, for the leading lawyers for businesses.  Dean Sommer and Kevin Young have been consistently listed as top New York State environmental lawyers in the Chambers review and Mr. Sommer is listed among the top four “Leading Individuals” in environmental law.

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Suit Against Rescue Organization Allowed to Move Forward

By Lauren L. Hunt – A recent animal care case – Lawrence v North County Animal Control Center – is moving toward trial on the adopting  family’s claim of negligence… Read More


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David C. BrennanDavid C. Brennan

David C. Brennan graduated cum laude from Albany Law School with a concentration in environmental law and holds a bachelor of science in environmental engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. … Read More