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Harold M. Blinderman


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Harold Blinderman has represented clients in the areas of environmental, energy, 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:

  • Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
  • Connecticut Siting Council
  • Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority
  • United States Environmental Protection Agency
  • United States Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Marine Fisheries Service
  • United States Army Corps of Engineers
  • Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

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.



Education and Credentials

Syracuse University College of Law, J.D., 1987
Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, M.P.A., 1987
Clark University, B.A., 1979
State of Connecticut
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut
Connecticut Business and Industry Association (CBIA), Environmental Policies Council
Connecticut Bar Association, Environmental and Public Utility Law Sections
Northeast Energy and Commerce Association (NECA)
Connecticut Power and Energy Society
Nuclear Energy Institute

Recognition and Community


Selected as the Environmental Lawyer of the Year for the Hartford Metro Area by The Best Lawyers in America (Woodward/White, Inc.), 2023

Chosen for inclusion in the Chambers USA Legal Directory (Chambers & Partners) as a leading Environmental attorney in Connecticut, 2009-2022

Chosen for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America (Woodward/White, Inc.), Environmental Law, 2017-2023

Selected to the list of Connecticut Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters), Environmental, 2006, 2011-2021

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