January 2, 2018

DSB taking on the EPA. The firm successfully argued a motion on behalf of the Town of Southold to intervene in a federal lawsuit challenging the federal government’s decision to open a new permanent disposal site for dredged material in the Long Island Sound near Fishers Island. The opening of this site could devastate the Town’s fisheries and eco-tourism as the dredge consists mostly of industrial waste from Connecticut’s contaminated river beds. In entering the lawsuit for the Town of Southold, the firm joins forces with the New York Attorney General’s Office against the United States Environmental Protection Agency and the State of Connecticut.