Environmental Law

Twomey Latham’s attorneys have been at the forefront of Long Island’s environmental law field since the early 1970’s. The firm is perhaps best known for its work assisting local groups who successfully opposed the construction of the Shoreham and Jamesport nuclear power plants.

Over the years, the firm’s attorneys have developed an understanding of the unique environmental challenges and regulations that exist in New York State and Eastern Long Island. The firm provides businesses and individuals with intelligent and effective representation to solve their environmental problems and to efficiently navigate them through complex environmental regulations. The firm’s environmental attorneys also bring their knowledge and experience to clients needing assistance with environmental issues that arise in corporate, real estate, land use, municipal and litigation matters.

Twomey Latham has advised clients on issues ranging from compliance with federal and state hazardous waste regulations, Superfund litigation, Brownfields redevelopment projects, landfill closures, resource recovery facilities, highway construction, airport sitings, tidal and freshwater wetland applications, the preparation and review of environmental impact statements and a variety of land use applications.