Case Studies

Solid Waste Company Acquisitions and Divestitures

Location: Across the United States | Date:2002 - Present

Represented private equity fund in connection with its purchase and sale of solid waste management companies.

Carbon Credits for Forest Preservation

Location: Peru | Date:2016

Represented non-profit organization in connection with carbon credits for forest preservation.

Response to Spill Incident

Location: North Carolina | Date:2016

Represented public company in connection with response to spill incident, including root cause analysis and resolution of regulatory and insurance issues.

Site Remediation, Cost Recovery, and Sale for Redevelopment

Location: New York, NY | Date:2014

Represented real estate company in connection with its remediation and sale for redevelopment of a NYC site previously utilized as a manufactured gas plant and in the company’s associated cost recovery lawsuit.

Brownfields Redevelopment

Queens West Development Corporation

Location: Long Island City, NY | Date:2014

SPR represents Queens West Development Corporation (QWDC), a subsidiary of New York State’s Empire State Development (ESD), in connection with New York’s largest mixed use public-private development. During the early planning stages of this major initiative to redevelop a 74-acre area of the Long Island City waterfront, the firm provided environmental and land use...

Brownfields Redevelopment

Phelps Dodge Brownfield Project

Location: Maspeth, NY | Date:2014

SPR represents the purchaser of this one-time copper smelter property and listed Class-2 Inactive Hazardous Waste Site who is redeveloping its approximately 39-acres for commercial and light industrial use. Working closely with the prior owner, the developer and the regulators, SPR helped secure the Record of Decision and other regulatory approvals that have cleaned...

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