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Enforcement Issues with SJC Ruling for the Rockweed Industry

March 11, 2020 Media Mentions

Environmental attorney Gordon Smith was quoted in the Machias Valley News Observer article, "One year after SJC ruling, enforcement issues plague rockweed industry," discussing the Ross v. Acadian Seaplant's decision in Maine. Questions about enforcement have arose and Gordon, attorney for the plaintiffs, comments on the need to prove intertidal ownership and provides insight on the matter.

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38 Verrill Attorneys, Across Four Offices, Recognized in 2020 Chambers & Partners Guide

(April 27, 2020) – Verrill has been rated as a Leading Firm in a total of ten categories and subcategories as evaluated by London-based Chambers & Partners , one of the world's most respected...

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Water and Wastewater: Verrill Helps Gardiner Water District Secure Land for a New Water Tank

For roughly one year, Verrill worked with longtime client Gardiner Water District, and its engineering firm Wright-Pierce, to secure land to allow the Water District to construct a one million gallon water tank in...

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Bingham Wind Project

Verrill's environmental team successfully permitted the Bingham Wind project, which at 185 MW is the largest wind power project in New England. The project includes fifty-six 3.3 MW Vestas turbines, a transmission line, an...

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Real Estate Law: Ambiguities in Ancient Deeds to Kennebunkport Beach Resolved in Favor of Town

We represented coastal landowners in a high-profile appeal before the Maine Supreme Court, in which the Town of Kennebunkport claimed ownership of Goose Rocks Beach against numerous homeowners whose deeds described property down to...

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Rockweed Habitat Conservation Through Property Rights

On Tuesday, August 18, environmental attorney Gordon Smith will be presenting for The Rockweed Coalition on Rockweed Habitat Conservation Through Property Rights. In March 2019, the Maine Supreme Court decided intertidal landowners own the...

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Verrill Helps State’s Largest Solar Project Obtain Principal Environmental Permit

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Champion of Wind Energy Projects

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The Risks and Regulations Associated with Waterfront Development in Maine