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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Robert A. PanasciRobert A. Panasci

Robert A. Panasci is a partner with Young/Sommer LLC and has been practicing real property law, municipal law, environmental law and special education law since 2002. His legal practice includes representation of corporate and individual clients in all aspects of real estate matters. … Read More

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Environmental Regulatory Update – October 2016

Agencies implement NPDES e-Reporting system; EPA issues strategy for addressing hazardous waste in retail sector; emergency rule requires lead testing of public school drinking water … Read More

Environmental Regulatory Update – September 2016

EPA adopts new emission guidelines/standards for MSW landfills; DEC revises erosion and sediment control standards; EPA proposes changes to Title V petition process … Read More

Environmental Regulatory Update – August 2016

DEC proposes new waste oil burning rules; State BCP rules revised; hazardous waste manifest fees proposed … Read More

Young/Sommer LLC Lawyers Highly Ranked in Publications

Young/Sommer LLC is proud and pleased to announce it was again recognized by Chambers USA as a leading law firm in the environmental law practice… Read More

Environmental Regulatory Update – July 2016

Congress enacts TSCA reform legislation; DOH adopts permanent legionella rules; DEC seeks input on changes to DAR-1; DEC reproposes Sewage Pollution Right-to-Know Rule … Read More