Harold Blinderman has represented clients in the areas of energy, environmental, land use and public utilities for nearly 30 years. He regularly counsels and represents companies in permitting, compliance, siting, transactions and enforcement at the federal and state level. His work involves interaction with various federal and state agencies, including the:
Harold routinely handles environmental and energy permitting, compliance and litigation matters involving the Clean Water Act, the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act and the Clean Air Act and their companion state statutes and regulations. Harold has been involved in the acquisition, and development of generating, transmission and gas storage facilities. He regularly advises corporate clients on the environmental implications of real estate transactions, including Connecticut's Property Transfer Act.
Representation of a utility client in connection with decommissioning activities associated with one unit and ongoing environmental permitting (including NPDES and 316(b)), licensing and litigation related matters associated with the remaining two units
Represented a utility client in connection with site remediation and related permitting and compliance activities associated with decommissioning, including the completion of corrective action requirements under the federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, environmental permitting associated with the construction of an Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation, satisfaction of all state remediation requirements for site closure and the negotiation of a Stewardship Permit issued by the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
Represented a utility client in the siting and permitting of a Liquefied Natural Gas Storage Facility
Represented a utility client in the siting and permitting of gas distribution lines
Represented a utility client in the siting and permitting of an undersea electric transmission cable
Represented a fuel cell manufacturer in matters before the Connecticut Siting Council
Represented a utility client regarding the transfer of a Certificate of Environmental Compatibility and Public Need before the Connecticut Siting Council
Chosen for inclusion in the Chambers USA Legal Directory (Chambers & Partners) as a leading environmental attorney, 2009-2017
Chosen for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America (Woodward/White, Inc.), Environmental Law, 2018
Selected to the list of Connecticut Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters), Environmental, 2011-2016
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