Represented major petroleum companies in facilities permitting, development and enforcement, including comprehensive air quality permitting, dredging, site remediation, infrastructure improvements and dredging, and wastewater management. Current work includes preparation for pending bio-fuels requirements, and representation in connection with assessment and remediation under state and federal programs.
Represented energy facility developers in acquisition, and expansion of power facilities. Work has included renegotiation of host agreements, modification of state and federal air permits, renegotiation of interconnection agreements and other operational agreements.
Obtained state permits and approvals for the mixed-use development on the South Boston Waterfront, containing restaurants, offices and transient boating slips.
Represented Regional Transit Authority in connection with the development of a parking garage serving MassDOT commuter rail station and housing development in downtown Haverhill.
Represented parties in solid waste facility siting, permitting and enforcement. This work includes restructuring host community agreements, participation in site assignment and related regulatory proceedings, and representing parties in DEP enforcement actions.
Represented major regional wastewater districts and authorities in connection with facility permitting, construction and regulatory enforcement, including Industrial Pretreatment permitting, facility expansion, intermunicipal agreements, stormwater regulation and enforcement litigation. Recent matters include successful resolution of EPA enforcement actions and renegotiation of administrative orders.
Developed parking garage, commuter rail and regional bus transportation center with retail space for regional transportation agency and Fitchburg Redevelopment Authority.
Land assembly, public entity formation and development of a regional commuter rail, bus and MassDOT facility within a federal superfund site, involving brownfield redevelopment agreements with state and federal agencies.
Served as a court-appointed receiver responsible for the assessment, closure and redevelopment of a large landfill in Middleton, MA, now redeveloped as a multi-use active recreational complex and park. In addition to several litigation actions, the scope included substantial financial and operational management of the facility, generating substantial funds returned to state and local governments.
Obtained permits and approvals for major marine and air freight terminal within a Designated Port Area in Boston. Representation included successful defense of administrative and judicial appeals.
Drafted the governing agreements for the permitting of mixed-use development projects on public authority owned properties in South Boston and East Boston.
Obtained state and local approvals for several projects, including a waterfront hotel, waterfront restaurants, marina redevelopment and other commercial and water-dependent uses. These activities included adjudicatory proceedings and judicial review of state permits and licenses.