As someone who was playing the piano before I learned to read, I’m always striving to write the perfect song. I bring this drive for perfection to both my musical and legal pursuits. Whether putting the finishing touches on a composition, or representing clients in litigation, I always aim to reach the ideal outcome. It’s… Read More
To Report or Not to Report a Petroleum Spill:
Environmental attorney John Kolaga wants you to know: In New York, the Rules, They are A-Changing Every person who works with petroleum products in their business should know that, if you have a petroleum spill, you need to report it, and fast. The failure to report a petroleum spill in a timely way can result in… Read More
Can the C-Suite and Directors Be Held Personally Liable for Environmental Violations?
Environmental attorney John Kolaga discusses personal liability of corporate officers for environmental violations. Corporate officers and directors carry an exorbitant amount of responsibilities. Given these challenges, it is sometimes easy to forget that environmental issues involved with running a corporation can loom large, if overlooked. Solving environmental problems – complying with detailed regulations and addressing… Read More
Phillip Oswald is Representing Albany Residents in Long-Overdue Environmental Class Action Lawsuit
Attorney Phillip Oswald filed a complaint on behalf of the residents of the Saratoga Sites housing complex in Cohoes, NY, who feel their health has been harmed by the fugitive dust emissions from Norlite. The class action lawsuit seeks monetary relief and measures to monitor, and potentially stop, the emissions, as well as monitor residents’… Read More