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Environmental Regulatory Update – December 2014

DEC reproposes LNG permitting regulations; EPA revises CSAPR implementation schedule … Read More

EBC Meeting on December 10, 2014

Please join us for the December 2014 Joint Meeting of Young/Sommer LLC Environmental Breakfast Club, NENY Chapter of Air and Waste Management Association and Notre Dame Club… Read More

MBC Meeting on December 19, 2014

Please join us for our next meeting of the Matrimonial Breakfast Club where our guest speakers, Professor Melissa L. Breger & Sharon L. McNulty, Esq.,… Read More

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

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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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Collaborative Clients Experience More User Satisfaction

By Stephen C. Prudente – Over and over again, I have been told by my clients at the end of the collaborative process that they were satisfied because they felt… Read More


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Elizabeth M. MorssElizabeth M. Morss

Elizabeth M. Morss (Of Counsel) has been practicing environmental law for over 20 years, providing counsel to small, mid-sized and large industrial clients on compliance with federal, state and local environmental laws, with an emphasis on air, hazardous waste, water and bulk storage issues. … Read More