Glenn A. Wood

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Firm: Rubin and Rudman LLP
53 State Street
Boston MA 02109
United States

Glenn Wood, a member of Rubin and Rudman’s Executive Committee, represents clients on environmental and land use matters with a particular concentration in facility and project siting, wetlands and coastal permitting, enforcement defense and mitigation compliance, zoning and subdivision control, impact review and auditing, hazardous waste and real estate transactions, solid waste and health issues, regulatory takings, tax abatements, and environmental mediation. He successfully manages a broad range of industrial, commercial, residential and municipal projects through local, state, and federal review processes.

Glenn’s practice focuses on a variety of environmental laws, regulations and policies, as well as constitutional issues, including the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act (WPA), the Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act (MEPA), the Massachusetts Public Waterfront Act (Chapter 91), Article 97, and the Massachusetts Endangered Species Act (MESA). Additionally, he has significant experience in coastal permitting, development projects, coastal erosion and mitigation, waterfront development including dredging, and the permitting of water structures including piers and docks.

Glenn works with a variety of state and local boards and commissions in such permitting matters, including the Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management, the MEPA Office, the Massachusetts Natural Heritage and Endangered Species Program, Cape Cod Commission, Martha’s Vineyard Commission, and numerous Conservation Commissions and local boards, with a focus on those located on Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard, and Nantucket.

Glenn represents private sector clients, municipal commissions and boards, and conservation organizations on issues related to land development, environmental permitting, and planning.

He has an active litigation practice in state and federal courts, as well as administrative litigation experience before the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and adjudicatory appeals before the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (DEP).

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