Frederick Eisenbud
Environmental Practice Group
Campolo, Middleton & McCormick, LLP
4175 Veterans Memorial Highway
Suite 400
Ronkonkoma, New York 11779
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July 10, 2017: Fred Eisenbud quoted and pictured in Newsday article on “Zap to the Future – LIPA Gearing Up For Surge in Electric-Car Charging Stations.” As an environmental attorney with solar on his home roof that generates more electricity than he and his wife uses each year, and an all-electric car (a Tesla Model S), Fred was happy to contribute to the article by Mark Harrington and to encourage people to purchase all-electric vehicles.

June 16, 2017: Fred Eisenbud quoted in Newsday article entitled “Anger Over Plan For Rental Housing.” He represents a long established community group, Concerned Taxpayers of Wheatley Heights/Dix Hills, which has opposed proposals by Gustave Wade going back to 2001 to convert his farm in Wheatley Heights to high-density residential. Fred pointed out to the Town Board that, in 2004, the then-application failed to include any testing of soil or groundwater to determine the impact of many decades of pesticide and herbicide use, and that information is still lacking in the 2017 application. Thus the quote, “I feel a little like Yogi Berra; it’s dèjá vu all over again.”

November 17, 2016: Fred Eisenbud was the principal speaker at a meeting of the Long Island Association of Professional Geologists. The topic was: “So You Wanted To Be A Licensed Professional Geologist: What Does It Mean To Be a Professional and What Happens If You Fail To Act Like One?”. Fred’s PowerPoint presentation may be downloaded by clicking here.

October 14, 2016: Fred Eisenbud served as Co-Chair of the Fall Meeting of the Environmental Section of the New York State Bar Association in Cooperstown, New York. In addition, he spoke on ways attorneys can assist clients during and after the execution of an environmental criminal search warrant. A detailed article prepared by Fred on the subject can be downloaded by clicking here.

March 9, 2016: Fred Eisenbud was the speaker at the meeting of the Long Island Association of Professional Geologists. The topic was: "Exploring Environmental Liability Risks of Engineers and Geologists in New York State”. A detailed article prepared by Fred on the subject may be downloaded by clicking here.

August 24, 2015: Fred Eisenbud quoted in Newsday article on “Court to rehear request to block Shoreham solar farm.” He represents a community group challenging the determination of the Town of Brookhaven Planning Department that a 53% limit on lot coverage for commercial solar facilities does not require that 47% of the land be preserved as contiguous open space.

July 21, 2015: Fred Eisenbud quoted in Newsday article on “Owner of Central Islip property agrees to remove contaminated fill.” He represents the owner of property who was the victim of dumping of construction and demolition debris by a third party, and is working with the client and DEC to minimize the financial impact to the property owner.

March 30, 2015: Fred Eisenbud interviewed about environmental crimes on the The John Gomez show on LI Radio News, 103.9 FM.

March 26, 2015: Fred Eisenbud quoted in Newsday article on “Prosecuting Polluters is a Tough Task”. Fred, who started the first full-time environmental crimes bureau at the local level in the State of New York in 1984, was quoted in a Newsday article on the difficulty of prosecuting polluters.

March 2, 2015: Fred Eisenbud asks Suffolk County and the Towns of Brookhaven and Riverhead to File a Lawsuit to Compel LIPA to Conduct SEQRA Review When Considering Commercial Solar Projects.

February 25, 2015: Appellate Division, Second Department granted Firm’s appeal from the dismissal of an Article 78 Petition brought against the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and the Town of Clarkstown. The challenge is to a decision by the DEC to permit the Town of Clarkstown to either cap an acre and a half of solid waste dumped on our client’s property without consent decades ago, or to remove the solid waste.. The Town selected the less expensive remedy of capping. The petition seeks to compel the Town to remove the waste from the property. The costs of the appeal were awarded to our client, and the case was remitted to the Supreme Court, Westchester County, for a determination on the merits. Riverso v. New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.

 


The Environmental Practice Group of Campolo, Middleton & McCormick, LLP is located in Ronkonkoma, on Long Island, New York, and provides experienced environmental law representation for clients throughout Nassau County, Suffolk County, Westchester County and New York City.