Pullman & Comley's Environmental Law and Litigation and Land Use practices have extensive experience in all aspects of environmental law, as well as with a full range of planning, zoning, inland wetlands, affordable housing and development matters.
Our Environmental Law and Litigation attorneys handle matters before federal and state courts and administrative agencies for situations involving all environmental media. We also help clients in the acquisition and disposal of real estate assets and businesses that may have environmental concerns. Our environmental attorneys are recognized for their deep understanding of the issues and ability to help clients stay current and respond to changing regulations.
Our Land Use attorneys represent national and state developers, municipalities, neighborhood groups, individuals and state agencies in land use matters, handling all phases of development projects from planning, preparation of applications, coordination of experts and presentations to land use and wetlands commissions, through related appeals and litigation.
In the area of Green Development, our attorneys serve clients in the growing and evolving areas of sustainability, green building, responsible property investing, green leasing and project finance.
News & Insights
- Connecticut Law Tribune, 08.27.2020
- Thrive Global, 02.17.2020
- Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Set to Re-Issue Lapsed Stormwater Permit for Construction Activities10.20.2020
- The Connecticut General Assembly Puts the First Nail in the Transfer Act’s Coffin: Connecticut to Adopt New Release-Based Remediation Program, but There is Still Much Work to be Done10.04.2020
- EPA Announces Policy of Enforcement Discretion for Compliance with Pollution Control Requirements Affected by COVID-19 Outbreak04.03.2020
- U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Announces New Temporary Enforcement Policy During COVID-19 Outbreak03.30.2020
- 2020 Environmental Legislative Update No. 2: “Be Careful What You Wish For” - The End of the Transfer Act?03.02.2020
- Connecticut DEEP Intends to Reissue Stormwater General Permit with New Requirements for Solar Facilities – Public Information Session to be Held January 8, 202012.31.2019
- Lee D. Hoffman Profiled as One of The George Washington University Law School's Outstanding Alumni of the Past 50 YearsThe George Washington University Law School Environmental and Energy Law Perspectives, 12.01.2019
- Connecticut DEEP Seeks to Overhaul Remediation Standards – Expansion of LEP Approval Authority, Part II: Groundwater Contamination08.29.2019
- Connecticut DEEP Seeks to Overhaul Remediation Standards – Expansion of LEP Approval Authority, Part I: Soil Contamination08.16.2019
- Connecticut DEEP seeks to Overhaul Remediation Standards – Groundwater VOC Volatilization Criteria and Transition Provisions08.13.2019
- “20 By '20”: Commissioner Dykes Announces DEEP’s New “20 By '20” Initiative at the 2019 CBIA Energy and Environment Conference… And Solicits the Public’s Input06.17.2019
Pullman & Comley attorneys, in coordination with the State Brownfield Working Group, the Department of Economic and Community Development, the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, the Office of Policy Management and the Commerce Committee of the general Assembly, were instrumental in the creation of a new law that provides greater flexibility and incentives to municipalities for cleaning and redeveloping contaminated sites.
With the assistance of Pullman & Comley attorneys, Sacred Heart University purchased the 66-acre former General Electric world headquarters in Fairfield, Connecticut.
Clean Feet Investors is a Connecticut- based investment fund dedicated to investing in green energy projects. Our attorneys were retained by Clean Feet to assist in its investment activity.
Pullman & Comley has taken the lead in proposing innovative legislation to form a state-certified brownfield land bank that creates a valuable new tool for municipalities seeking to remediate and redevelop brownfield sites.
Pullman & Comley, continues to be a leader on brownfield development, closing deals that change non-productive property into commercially developed land that benefits entire communities. For years, several of our attorneys have been working on various aspects of a large brownfield site located in Waterbury,Connecticut, commonly known as WIC (Waterbury Industrial Commons).
Our attorneys were involved with two key projects that are part of “BGreen 2020,” a plan to improve the environmental quality and livability of Bridgeport’s parks, waterways and streets and to promote Bridgeport as a location for the development of green industries and green employment.