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Investments in Environmentally Sensitive Projects - Environmental Law Attorneys

N.W. Bernstein & Associates, LLC, has the background to encourage investment in environmentally sensitive projects. For example:

  • Mr. Bernstein, working with venture capital firms, developed structural mechanisms to control investors' environmental risks while providing much of the "up side" of stock ownership.
  • He has helped a major manufacturer establish a company's internal management and compliance systems to minimize environmental risks under governmental enforcement policies and to facilitate migration toward ISO 14000 compliance.
  • He has obtained New York Department of Environmental Conservation (NYDEC) approval for the site of a large pigment manufacturing plant to be re-developed under New York's then Voluntary Cleanup Plan, after having extracted the plant from NYDEC enforcement proceedings.
  • Relationships in London formed over the past year may facilitate raising capital on the London Stock Exchanges AIM market and knowledge of the Equator Principles and how they are actually being implemented may facilitate project finance in developing countries that involve environmental risks that are more than trivial.

The law firm of N.W. Bernstein & Associates, LLC, has the ability to integrate financial, environmental, and potential litigation aspects of transactions involving environmentally sensitive projects.

Contact our firm to consult with us regarding environmental-related issues.

Firm News & Articles

For Norm Bernstein's views on the CERCLA 107/113 issue as expressed in the "Voluntary vs. Compelled Cleanup" section of the recent Bloomberg BNA article (p. 2) titled "Finding the Divide Between CERCLA Cost Recovery and Contribution Actions," click here. Reproduced with permission from Toxics Law Reporter, 30 TXLR 235 (March 5, 2015). Copyright 2015 by The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. (800-372-1033) < http://www.bna.com>

On January 27, 2014, the Supreme Court of the United States denied a petition for certiorari that sought to overturn our defeat of DOJ's arguments in the Seventh Circuit in Bernstein, et al. v. Bankert, et al. For the front page article in Bloomberg's Toxics Law Reporter, click here. For the Seventh Circuit's decision, click here.

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800 Westchester Avenue
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Rye Brook, NY 10573-1361

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