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Environmental Law, Land Use and Complex Litigation Services in New York & New Jersey

The attorneys at Lieberman Blecher & Sinkevich concentrate their legal practice in the areas of environmental law, land use and related complex litigation. Our services extend to any transaction or controversy that has an environmental component.  From a single residential real estate closing where a leaking underground storage tank is discovered, to large industrial establishments that require assistance with environmental permitting or hazardous site remediaiton, our team of experienced enviornmental attorneys provide insightful guidance and deliver solutions that help our clients achieve lasting results.

And, for organizations or individuals who find themselves defending or pursuing an environmental or land use matter through the courts, there is no group of litigators better suited to the task than those who have spent their careers advocating for clients before federal and state courts and administrative agencies on these very issues. Whether our clients face a single enviornmental cost recovery lawsuit brought by other facility owners and or operators, or a masssive class action concerning drinking water contamination — or anything in between — our team of skilled environmental litigators advocate zealously before trial courts and agencies, and pursue appeals to the highest level of the judiciary.

We invite you to explore just some of the services we offer, and to contact us with any of your environmental law, land use or litigation concerns.

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Recent Blog Posts

Governor Murphy Blocks Vote on Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission for a More Indepth Review of Its Effects on the Environment

On January 13, 2022, Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission was to vote on a contract to build a $180 million back up generating power plant for its sewage treatment facility in
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Governor Murphy Blocks Vote on Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission for a More Indepth Review of Its Effects on the Environment

Environmental Insurance Dispute to be Heard in New Jersey courts

On December 30, 2021 the Appellate Division of the Superior Court decided Getty Prop. Corp. v. St. Paul Fire & Marine Ins. Co. Getty Properties Corp. (“Getty”) filed an appeal
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Environmental Insurance Dispute to be Heard in New Jersey courts

Governor Murphy’s NJDEP Proposes New Rule to Limit Carbon Dioxide Emissions

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy’s administration proposed a new rule to combat greenhouse gas emissions, just before the start of his second term in office. The New Jersey Department of
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Governor Murphy’s NJDEP Proposes New Rule to Limit Carbon Dioxide Emissions

Municipal Clerk can Accept Electronic Signatures

On November 30, 2021, the Appellate Division further enforced and upheld a new staple of the Covid-19 world: electronic signatures. In Township Of Montclair Committee of Petitioners et al. v.
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Municipal Clerk can Accept Electronic Signatures

In the media

  • Gulf Coast Town Center facing foreclosure

    Naples Daily News, September 16, 2015

    Wells Fargo filed a lawsuit Sept. 8 against an affiliate of CBL & Associates, the owners of the decadeold, 1.2 million-square-foot mall in south Fort Myers for a $190.9 million unpaid loan. The center has 94 stores on 204 acres, with such anchors as Super Target, Belk, Best Buy, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Marshalls and Costco...

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  • Town liable for private company's leaking underground tanks, court rules

    NJ.com Jul 26, 2017

    CRANFORD -- A couple that owned a businesses in town and became sick from leaking underground tanks owned by an adjacent business can sue the township for damages because the tanks were partially ...

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  • Dark Waters: How a Class Action Catapulted NJ to Forefront of 'Forever Chemicals' Battle

    NJ Law Journal Jan 09, 2020

    As property owners become increasingly aware of PFAS contamination, and as individuals exposed to PFAS learn of the health risks associated with exposure, liability will likely affect entire supply chains.

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