Mark A. Chertok, Esq. Honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award by Strathmores Whos Who Worldwide
He is experienced in EIS counseling and litigation under NEPA and SEQRA (New York State’s “Little NEPA”), wetlands and water quality permitting under the Clean Water Act, major transportation and other infrastructure projects, air quality, and climate change issues under the Clean Air Act. He is also experienced in hazardous substances remediation and litigation under CERCLA (Superfund) and the New York State counterpart, remediation under the New York Brownfield Cleanup Program, oil spill remediation under the New York State Navigation law, compliance review of Phase I and II environmental assessments, enforcement, land use and zoning, coastal zone management and historic preservation.Mark Chertok has represented either the sponsoring or reviewing agencies, or private applicants, in major projects, including the Queens West Development Project, Columbia University’s expansion in northern Manhattan, the Bayonne Bridge Navigational Clearance program, the Willet’s Point (Queens, NY) development, the Goethals Bridge Replacement project, the Gateway at Bronx Terminal Market, the IAC Headquarters building, the Gowanus Green redevelopment project (Brooklyn, NY), the New NY (Tappan Zee) Bridge, the J.F.K. Airport Light Rail System, the Newark Liberty International Airport Monorail Project, the Essex County Resource Recovery Facility (Newark, NJ), the Selkirk (NY) GE Cogeneration Project, the Town of Smithtown (NY) Landfill Expansion Project, the Niagara Resource Recovery Facility (Niagara Falls, NY), the Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center Medical Waste Incinerator (New York City), the River Walk residential development (Detroit), the Prince’s Point development (Staten Island, NY), the Laurel Hill (Phelps Dodge) site (Queens, NY), and the Brooklyn Commons redevelopment.Mark handles matters before numerous Federal, State and City agencies, including the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Department of the Interior, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, the New York State Department of State, the New York City Department of Environmental Protection, and the New York City Department of City Planning. His clients have also included private industrial, commercial and financial entities and national environmental and civic organizations.Born on June 12, 1945 in Boston, Massachusetts, Mark obtained his J.D. In his spare time, Mark enjoys hiking, biking and skiing.For further information, contact www.sprlaw.com About Strathmore’s Who’s Who WorldwideStrathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide highlights the professional lives of individuals from every significant field or industry including business, medicine, law, education, art, government and entertainment.
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