Ground Rules: A Knauf Shaw Blog

Conesus Lake On A Sunny Summer Day

Judge Orders Illegal Superstructure in Finger Lakes Taken Down

Jonathan Tantillo

A long-standing steel frame on Conesus Lake which was constructed without necessary approvals from the Conesus Planning Board and Zoning…

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Schoen Place

Special Permits Annulled For Failure To Comply With LWRP Law

Amy Kendall

On December 22, 2020, a court in Monroe County, New York annulled Special Permits issued in 2012 by the Village…

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Face Mask

COVID-19 Response Efforts Lead to Negative Environmental Impacts

KnaufShaw

Shortly after the outbreak of COVID-19 researchers began looking into how environmental factors, such as heat and sunlight, influenced the…

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Fire

State Supreme Court Annuls Town’s Spot Zoning

Jonathan Tantillo

A Court in Madison County has annulled a local law passed in 2019 by the Town of Lenox, New York…

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Solar Power

New Renewable Energy Siting Process Passed Into Law Bypasses Community Engagement

Dwight kanyuck

The new renewable energy siting process proposed by Governor Cuomo was passed into law on April 3 as part of…

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Coronavirus 4972480 Scaled

NY Issues Guidance on Enforcement of Executive Orders on COVID-19 for Code Enforcement Officials

Amy Kendall

New York has issued guidance for code enforcement personnel concerning the Executive Orders issued by the Governor in response of…

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Solar System

Governor Cuomo Proposes New Renewable Energy Siting Process

Dwight kanyuck

In recognition that the existing process for siting large renewable energy projects pursuant to Article 10 of the Public Service…

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Kendall honored by peers

Partner Amy Kendall has been recognized by her peers as the 2023 "Lawyer of the Year" in Environmental Law in Rochester, NY in the upcoming 29th edition of The Best Lawyers in America.®

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Welcome Samantha Rubino, Esq.

We are pleased to announce that Samantha Rubino has joined Knauf Shaw as an Associate.

Samantha R. Rubino