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Legislative Update: A Long-Awaited Solution to a Mortgage Foreclosure Problem?

By: Scott Middleton, Esq. email

Posted: September 26th, 2016

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This past June, Governor Cuomo signed legislation that imposes pre-foreclosure duties on banks and servicing companies. After it goes into […]

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The GAO Finds That the EPA Violated Propaganda and Lobbying Provisions Through Its Use of Social Media

Posted: September 21st, 2016

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Social media’s ubiquitous presence in the lives of many Americans has transformed the way government communicates and interacts with the […]

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Campolo, Middleton & McCormick Petitions U.S. Supreme Court in Fair Housing Act Case

By: Lauren Kanter-Lawrence, Esq. email

Posted: May 26th, 2016

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Campolo, Middleton & McCormick, LLP, a premier law firm, has filed a petition with the United States Supreme Court on […]

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Court of Appeals Restricts the Ability to Challenge a SEQRA Positive Declaration Requiring Preparation of a Draft Environmental Impact Statement

By: Frederick Eisenbud, Esq. email

Posted: April 22nd, 2016

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If an agency such as a Town Board, Planning Board, or a Board of Zoning Appeals finds that an application […]

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Court of Appeals Expands Environmental Standing to Challenge SEQRA Determinations

By: Frederick Eisenbud, Esq. email

Posted: November 23rd, 2015

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On November 19, 2015, in Sierra Cub v. Village of Painted Post, New York’s highest court, the Court of Appeals, […]

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SAPA and Timely and Sufficient DEC Permit Renewal Applications

By: Frederick Eisenbud, Esq. email

Posted: September 25th, 2015

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As published in the September issue of the Suffolk Lawyer On August 27, 2015, Newsday reported that Baykeeper, an environmental […]

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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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