Consult a lawyer about municipal and state permitting for land use, zoning and permitting. These areas of law include complex regulatory analysis, special use permits and variances, federal and state processes and policies, among other technical procedures. You need a team of professional attorneys with a diverse range of experience to handle the comprehensive services significant for municipal and state…
RIDEM recently announced the availability of grants to assist with the development of contaminated properties; applications are due on June 29, 2018. Desautel Law can provide advice and guidance with your application. We have successfully assisted other applicants with previous rounds of this funding.
In 2016, the US Environmental Protection Agency issued a Drinking Water Health Advisory for perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). Here’s what that means for you.
The State of Rhode Island and the City of Providence officially approved the Law Office of Marisa Desautel, LLC under their Women Business Enterprise programs.
Attorney Desautel appears before the Newport Zoning Board of Review, in opposition of a proposed hotel project on the waterfront, on the grounds that public access concerns must be addressed as part of any City approval.
The recently state-funded environmental remediation program is a remarkable business opportunity for attorneys, consultants, and developers alike.
Attorney Desautel joined three other attorneys at the Rhode Island Bar Association’s Annual Meeting on a panel presenting updates in environmental and land use law. She focused on regulatory updates in the areas of Brownfields redevelopment, the new freshwater wetlands laws, and recycling and composting programs.
The beneficial reuse of environmentally contaminated properties in Rhode Island remains a vast opportunity for practitioners to consider grant applications, creative financing, transactional cleanups, and/or Court-supervised cleanups.
Attorney Desautel was honored to successfully work with the property owners in Pascoag, RI, in convincing the Pascoag Utility District that it should not coordinate with Invenergy to provide the water source for their project.
“The new Wetlands Act takes away the town’s ability to object to the project and instead gives the Department of Environmental Management and the Coastal Resources Management Council sole authority to look at a project and determine whether or not it’s appropriate for a permit.”