From Application to Approval

The LA Group is recognized as a preeminent expert in the interpretation and application of environmental laws and regulations at the federal, state, regional and local levels. Many agencies, authorities and institutions refer developers and design professionals to us to consult in this arena due to our impressive track record in walking projects seamlessly through complex permitting and approvals to completed places.

Expertise At Every Level:


  • NEPA (National Environmental Protection Act)

  • Environmental Assessments and Environmental Impact Statements

  • Wetlands (Sections 10, 404)

  • Clean Water Act (CWA)

  • Clean Air Act (CAA)

  • Safe Drinking Water Act (SWDA)

New York State

  • SEQRA (State Environmental Quality Review Act)

  • EIS (Environmental Impact Statement)

  • EA (Environmental Assessment)

  • NYSDEC Articles 15, 24 permits

  • State Pollution Discharge Elimination System (SPDES)

  • Public Service Commission

  • Article 7, Part 102


  • NYS Adirondack Park Agency

  • New York City Department of Environmental Protection (NYCDEP)


  • Site Plan Approval – Planning Boards

  • Variances – Zoning Board of Appeals
  • Special Use Permits




The Sagamore Resort


“Every experience with this team is great. I can count on the absolute best from them every time.”

– Dennis Brobston, Saratoga Economic Development Corporation