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Desautel Law delivers stellar legal representation in Rhode Island and Massachusetts with respect to environmental law and permitting, energy law and licensing, land use law and zoning/permitting and civil litigation related to these areas.

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State Environmental Regulations: How and When to Obtain Stormwater Construction General Permits
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State Environmental Regulations: How and When to Obtain Stormwater Construction General Permits

In a blog post from January, we discussed Rhode Island DEM’s state-level enforcement action priorities for 2020. Today, we’ll take a closer look at one of the priority areas, stormwater construction general permits, and the related state environmental regulations. The DEM Stormwater Program DEM established the Stormwater Program to meet its requirements from the federal Clean Water Act, state law,…

New Zoning Requirements for Energy Project Applications in Rhode Island
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New Zoning Requirements for Energy Project Applications in Rhode Island

Recently, we discussed applications of Rhode Island laws and regulations related to green energy developments, particularly solar developments. On April 20, 2020, the R.I. Superior Court issued a decision related to solar developments and zoning requirements, which we will review here. The Exeter Solar Project Green Development (referred to hereinafter as Green) has been developing various renewable energy projects in…

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