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Alan Knauf to Present on Oil Spill Law

Alan Knauf will be presenting his annual case law update at the NYSBA EELS Oil Spill Forum on May 7, 2024.

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Knauf Shaw is proud to support Brownfield Coalition of the Northeast's Upstate NY Brownfield Symposium on May 22, 2024.

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