Whether you are an individual or a multinational corporation, Verrill's Environmental & Land Use attorneys become an integral part of your team by listening to you, understanding your goals, and working with you to create opportunities for success. Our attorneys have decades of industry-leading experience on environmental and land use matters, including:

  • Large infrastructure development
  • Renewable energy permitting
  • Coastal and marine development
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Site remediation, including complex, multi-party matters
  • Enforcement defense
  • Management of hazardous materials and wastes
  • Due diligence
  • Resolution of land use disputes with abutters and government entities
  • Administrative, civil, and appellate litigation

We combine our experience with a highly client-focused approach to understand the big picture, master the details, and achieve results.

We also know that environmental and land use challenges don't always come in discrete packages. Therefore, we work with seasoned lawyers in our Real Estate, Energy, Government Affairs, and Litigation & Trial groups to provide targeted advice on the full range of issues you may be facing.

Environmental & Land Use Services

Firm Highlights

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Longroad Energy

Verrill represents Longroad Energy (“Longroad”) on its renewable energy work in Maine. Longroad is a Boston, MA-headquartered renewable energy company that develops and operates wind and solar energy projects throughout North America. Verrill has...

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Jim Cohen Appointed to Northern New England Passenger Rail Authority

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Swift Current Energy

Verrill represents the 100-megawatt Three Rivers Solar Project in Hancock County, Maine. Verrill assists the project with real estate and environmental permitting work, including negotiation of a protocol to allow the project to proceed...

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Environmental Compliance Audits

On February 26, environmental attorney Mat Todaro appeared on an episode of Amplify Your Process Safety, a process safety and risk management podcast. Co-host Rob Bartlett and Mat discuss how to audit your own...

News

65 Verrill Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers® 2022, Including Eight Named Lawyers of the Year

(August 31, 2021) – 65 Verrill attorneys were recognized as "Best Lawyers" by Best Lawyers® 2022 , including 8 attorneys named “Lawyer of the Year,” a distinguished recognition for only a single lawyer in...

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Lawsuit Over Maine Beach Access

News Center Maine ran a news story, "Group files lawsuit over Maine public beach access," discussing that a group is suing property owners for beach access. The story explains that "Maine's tidal coastline is...

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Beachfront Home Owners' Property Lines Present Challenges for Businesses

On April 22, Portland Press Herald published an article, "Lawsuit could settle debate over who owns Maine beaches between low- and high-tide lines," explaining that Maine's top court decided beachfront home owners own the...

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Verrill Helps Hancock Solar Project Obtain MDEP Permit, Protect Upland Sandpipers

The 14-megawatt Hancock Solar project in the town of Hancock, Maine has obtained its Site Law permit from the Maine Department of Environmental Protection. Verrill assisted the project with environmental permitting, which included the...

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Long-time Verrill Attorney William Harwood to Join Maine Governor’s Energy Office

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Maine Legislature Adopts Major Revision to Its Net Energy Billing Program

On July 1, 2021, LD 936, An Act To Amend State Laws Relating to Net Energy Billing and the Procurement of Distributed Generation became law after Maine Governor Janet Mills allowed the legislatively enacted...

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