Environmental Law

Costello, Cooney & Fearon, PLLC has a strong and varied practice in the burgeoning field of environmental law. Environmental laws and regulations not only impact the public sector and larger business clients, but also smaller businesses and individuals. The attorneys who practice in this area are members of the environmental committees of the local, state and national bar associations, placing them in the forefront of environmental issues.

Environmental Law Issues

The firm counsels and represents clients involved in such environmental matters as:

  • New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) enforcement
  • Environmental audits
  • Toxic tort litigation
  • Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) compliance
  • Landfill siting, closure
  • Resource recovery
  • Sludge disposal
  • Recycling
  • Hazardous waste matters
  • Permits (federal, state, local)
  • Environmental quality review (SEQRA)
  • Solid waste disposal
  • Aquifer protection
  • Waste removal, including medical waste
  • Environmental cleanups and enforcement proceedings/litigation
  • Clean Air Act issues
  • Consent orders
  • Administrative and judicial proceedings

To learn more about our environmental law counsel, please contact us here.


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Costello, Cooney & Fearon, PLLC has provided expert and diverse legal services to Syracuse and surrounding communities for more than 100 years.