William C. Sullivan, Jr. Scarinci Hollenbeck Attorney
WIlliam C. Sullivan, Jr.is an attorney at Scarinci Hollenbeck business law firm in Lyndhurst, NJ
WIlliam C. Sullivan, Jr.
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WIlliam C. Sullivan, Jr. Bio:


William Sullivan concentrates his practice in the areas of environmental law, land use law, redevelopment law and renewable energy law. Mr. Sullivan’s practice includes the representation of clients with respect to a wide variety of land use and redevelopment projects, energy infrastructure projects, environmental permitting and compliance, site remediation, and related litigation. He has represented private developers on significant development and redevelopment projects throughout northern New Jersey, in communities such as Hackensack, Ridgefield, Teterboro, Harrison, Kearny, Newark and the Oranges. For example, he served as the primary permitting counsel for a $1 billion regional, private energy transmission project in Bergen and Hudson Counties, and he served as the land use and permitting counsel for the John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center.

He represents both public and private entities in regard to energy efficiency and renewable energy projects, including advice on State and federal funding opportunities and other financial incentives, contracting for efficiency and renewable projects, and regulatory approvals related to these projects.

Mr. Sullivan’s litigation experience includes cases related to land use development, contaminated site remediation and environmental and commercial insurance coverage disputes.

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Publications

Title Publisher Date
It's Time to take a Close Look at Energy Efficiency and Solar Installations Meadowlands USA Magazine 2010

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Blog

NJ District Court Dismisses Property Tax Claim Tied to Paulsboro Train Derailment
Posted on Tuesday June 16, 2015

Paulsboro train derailment lawsuitA New Jersey district judge recently dismissed part of a lawsuit filed by the Borough of Paulsboro in the wake of a 2012 train derailment and subsequent chemical spill. The federal court held, on a motion to dismiss under FRCP 12(b) (6), that the borough had failed to plead facts sufficient to establish a plausible […]

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In Light of Earth Day: Could Your Business Use a Little More “Green?”
Posted on Wednesday April 22, 2015

Earth Day was first created as an environmental awareness event in the United States in 1970. Today, it is celebrated around the world. The initial demonstration, which included 20 million Americans protesting in cities across the country, is credited with spurring the creation of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the passage of key environmental legislation, including the Clean Air Act and the Clean Water Act. While our country has made significant strides in protecting the environment   since the 1970s, there is clearly much work to be done. Today, one of the most prominent themes of Earth Day is that […]

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Divided NJ Supreme Court Eases Requirements for Development Area Designation
Posted on Friday April 03, 2015

Divided NJ Supreme Court Eases Requirements for Development Area DesignationIn 62-64 Main Street, LLC, et al. v. The Mayor and Council of the City of Hackensack, the Supreme Court of New Jersey held that, in most instances, a municipality need not expressly find that deteriorated conditions on a property negatively affect surrounding properties, in order to declare the deteriorated property as in need of […]

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Proposed NJ Bill Expands Use of County and Municipal Open Space Trust Funds
Posted on Tuesday March 03, 2015

Proposed NJ Bill Expands Use of County and Municipal Open Space Trust FundsAchieving the proper balance between development and the preservation of open space is a priority for many New Jersey communities. Legislation currently pending before the State Assembly would expand the use of county and municipal open space trust funds to acquire property. Current law, P.L. 1997, C. 24  (N.J.S.A. 40:12-15.1 et seq.) authorizes counties and […]

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U.S. Supreme Court Rules Against Municipality in Cell Tower Suit
Posted on Friday January 23, 2015

Proposed FCC Rules Could Limit NJ Municipalities’ Authority Over Cell Tower ConstructionThe U.S. Supreme Court recently issued a decision in T-Mobile South LLC v. City of Roswell, which involved the city’s denial of a cell tower application. The Court held that the federal Telecommunications Act mandates that municipalities provide a written explanation when denying a request, and that the explanation must be issued essentially contemporaneously with […]

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New Jersey State Bar Association (Board of Directors, Environmental Law Section; Land Use Law Section)

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