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Susan Amron

New York City Law Department
Chief, Environmental Law Division
New York, NY, USA

Susan E. Amron is Chief of the Environmental Law Division of the New York City Law Department and has practiced environmental law for the City for more than 20 years.  Susan counsels City agencies about the requirements of federal, state, and local environmental and land use laws and represents the City as both a plaintiff and a defendant in litigation involving a broad range of environmental and land use laws.  She is experienced in a wide variety of core municipal environmental issues including environmental impact review, creation and use of parkland, protection of drinking water, wastewater treatment, hazardous materials management and brownfield remediation, and groundwater contamination.  Among other matters, Susan has advised City agencies and litigated concerning creation of the Brooklyn Bridge Park, construction of a water supply treatment plant in the Bronx, development of a new campus at Columbia University, and remediation of the Newtown Creek Superfund site.  Susan led the City’s legal team that won a $105 million judgment against ExxonMobil as a result of its contamination of the City’s drinking water wells in Queens with the gasoline additive MTBE.  Susan also oversees the City’s involvement in clean air and climate change litigation.  Susan received her law degree from Columbia University Law School in 1984 and her undergraduate degree from Yale University in 1980.

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