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Environmental Regulatory Update – November 2014

EPA proposes effluent limitations guidelines for dentists; State seeks comment on revised general permit for discharges to groundwater; OSHA seeks feedback on chemical management alternatives … Read More

MBC Meeting on November 21, 2014

Please join us for our next meeting of the Matrimonial Breakfast Club where our guest speaker, Anne Reynolds Copps, Esq. of Copps DiPaola, PLLC, will… Read More

Environmental Regulatory Update – October 2014

Invasive species rule adopted; Injury/illness recording and reporting rules revised … Read More

EBC Meeting on November 7, 2014

Please join us for our next meeting of the Environmental Breakfast Club where our guest speaker, Travis Kline of AlterEcho will discuss “Green Chemistry and the… Read More

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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 eleven 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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Discretionary Stays on Appeal by Court Order: A Refresher

By Joseph F. Castiglione – Reprinted with permission from: New York State Bar Association Journal, October 2012, Vol. 84, No. 8, published by the New York State Bar Association, One… Read More


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Allyson M. PhillipsAllyson M. Phillips

Allyson M. Phillips received a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Fordham University and is a 2006 graduate of Albany Law School. While at Albany Law, Allyson served as Associate Editor for the Albany Law Journal of Science and Technology and was a research assistant for the Dean of the Albany Law School Government Law Center, Patricia E. Salkin. … Read More