Entries tagged: environmental law

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The Towns Must Step Up Environmental Review of Commercial Solar Projects in Suffolk County Because They Can’t Rely on LIPA to Do It

By: Frederick Eisenbud, Esq. email

Posted: June 22nd, 2015

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LIPA apparently believes, contrary to all evidence, that it need not comply with the State Environmental Quality Review Act (“SEQRA”)[1] […]

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Suffolk County’s Model Commercial Solar Code Should Be Adopted Quickly by Suffolk’s Towns

By: Frederick Eisenbud, Esq. email

Posted: May 20th, 2015

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On May 6, 2015, the Suffolk County Planning Commission (“Planning Commission”) approved a Model Commercial Solar Code (“Model Code”), which […]

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Tiger Salamanders and Industrial Scale Solar Facilities in Suffolk County

By: Frederick Eisenbud, Esq. email

Posted: May 20th, 2015

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I have previously written blogs that have questioned LIPA’s focus on industrial scale solar projects in Suffolk County.[1]  Dyed-in-the-wool environmentalists […]

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The Emperor Has No Clothes (Why the Push for Commercial Solar Makes No Sense)

By: Frederick Eisenbud, Esq. email

Posted: February 26th, 2015

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SPower, the entity seeking to construct a 9.5 MW solar electrical generating facility on a 60 acre portion of the […]

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All Solar Power is Not Created Equal (So Slow Down PSEG-LI and LIPA and Get It Right)

By: Frederick Eisenbud, Esq. email

Posted: January 7th, 2015

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I am a firm advocate for more solar power. The benefits are indisputable and can be read about elsewhere. New […]

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LIPA Must Come Clean About Its Time-of-Use Residential Billing Rates So Consumers Can Make an Informed Decision Whether to Return to Standard Rates

By: Frederick Eisenbud, Esq. email

Posted: October 8th, 2013

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In an earlier blog, published on September 26, 2013 (“LIPA Residential Time-of-Use Customers Beware – Your Efforts to Shift Usage […]

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LIPA Residential Time-of-Use Rates Are Unfair

By: Frederick Eisenbud, Esq. email

Posted: September 26th, 2013

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LIPA Residential Time-of-Use Customers Beware – Your Efforts to Shift Usage to Off – Peak Hours Is Probably Costing You […]

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Second Circuit’s Okay of NYC’s $104 Million Judgment Against ExxonMobil Opens the Door To Future Lawsuits Against Companies That Likely Would Not Have been Sued In the Past

By: Frederick Eisenbud, Esq. email

Posted: August 20th, 2013

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United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Affirms $104.69 Million Judgment in Favor of New York City Against […]

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Tidal Wetlands Permits and the Importance of Maintaining Old Bulkheads in Good Repair

By: Frederick Eisenbud, Esq. email

Posted: July 25th, 2013

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If you own waterfront property and have a functional bulkhead that is at least 100’ long and has been in […]

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