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Environmental Regulatory Update – May 2015

DEC revises general permit for discharges to groundwater; EPA proposes to ban discharge of fracking wastewater to POTWs … Read More

MBC Meeting on May 1, 2015

Please join us for our next meeting of the Matrimonial Breakfast Club where the topic will be “Trial Tips: Evidentiary Issues” with Gerald Leary, Esq. of… Read More

EBC Meeting on May 1, 2015

Please join us for our next meeting of the Environmental Breakfast Club where the topic will be “Trends and Advances in Vapor Intrusion Investigation and… Read More

Environmental Regulatory Update – April 2015

State legislature enacts brownfield cleanup program bill; Health Department proposes changes to water/septic system standards … 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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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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Scott P. OlsonScott P. Olson

Mr. Olson has been a strong advocate for the wireless communications industry since the mid-1990’s. He has successfully represented international tower companies and FCC licensed… Read More