Sterling Environmental Engineering
STERLING Professional Services

Strategic Partners

Solid and hazardous waste management services, new facility permitting efforts, brownfields development and matters under litigation, often require specialty services for such things as archeological evaluations, wetland and significant habitat identification, visual impact analysis, noise and traffic studies, geotechnical engineering, and environmental monitoring.

Sterling is committed to creating the greatest value for our clients.

Our clients have included industries, municipalities, regional government agencies/authorities, construction companies, and real estate developers, including the following:

Private Solid Waste Companies & Utilities

  • Allied Waste Services, Latham, NY
  • American Alternative Energy, LLC, Mount Vernon, NY
  • Casella Waste Systems, Inc., Rutland, VT
  • Central Hudson Gas & Electric, Danskammer, NY
  • Enviro Waste Oil Recovery, Inc., Mahopac, NY
  • Millens Recycling, Inc., Kingston & Poughkeepsie, NY
  • Steelways, Inc., Newburgh, NY
  • Taylor Recycling & Taylor Biomass Energy, Montgomery, NY
  • Interstate Waste Services, Basking Ridge, NJ


  • Town of Bethel, NY
  • Town of Fallsburg, NY
  • Town of Monroe, NY
  • Town of Montgomery, NY
  • Town of Niskayuna, NY
  • Town of Patterson, NY
  • Town of Ramapo, NY
  • Town of Rotterdam, NY
  • Town of Southeast, NY
  • Town of Shawangunk, NY
  • Orange County

Regional Government Agencies/Authorities

  • Rockland County Solid Waste Management Authority
  • Ulster County Resource Recovery Agency

Construction Contractors

  • A Servidone, Inc – Castleton, NY
  • DA Collins Companies – Wilton, NY
  • Rifenburg Construction, Inc – Troy, NY

STERLING prides itself on repeat referrals from business partners,
including the following:

John Casella, President
Casella Waste Systems, Inc.

P.O. Box 866
25 Greens Hill Lane
Rutland, Vermont 05702

Robert D. Manz, P.E., President, D.A. Collins/ESMI Companies
269 Ballard Road
Wilton, New York 12831

Thomas Valenti
Cameron Group, LLC

6007 Fair Lakes Road
East Syracuse, New York 13057

Michael Griffin, Supervisor
Town of Patterson
Town Hall, 1142 Route 311

P.O. Box 470
Patterson, New York 12563

Kevin Young, Esq. 
Young, Sommer, LLC

Executive Woods 
5 Palisades Drive
Albany, New York 12205

Robert Phaneuf, P.E.
Division of Materials Management

625 Broadway
Albany, New York 12233-7258

Charles Bartlett, P.E.
NYS Dormitory Authority

515 Broadway
Albany, New York 12207-2964


James W. Taylor, Jr., President
Taylor Biomass Energy, LLC

350 Neelytown Road
Montgomery, NY 12549

David Engel, Esq.
Nolan & Heller LLP

Attorneys at Law
39 North Pearl Street
Albany, New York 12207

John Valk, Supervisor
Town of Shawangunk

14 Central Avenue
P.O. Box 247
Wallkill, New York 12589

Richard Hoyt, Attorney
43 Orchard Street
P.O. Box 402
Walden, New York 12586

Community Planning & Enviro Assoc. 
Nan Stolzenburg

152 Stolzenburg Road
Berne, New York  12023

James Periconi, Esq.
Periconi, LLC

260 Madison Avenue, 15th Floor
New York, New York 10016

STERLING provides expert service for environmental law firms relative to regulatory permitting and compliance and litigation support.  STERLING is experienced in making presentations before the public and in court. These include informational presentations, appearances at adjudicatory hearings and formal court proceedings. Our representation is used for fact and expert testimony.

Law firms utilizing STERLING include:

  • Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC
  • Girvin & Ferlazzo, P.C.
  • Hancock & Estabrook, LLP
  • Harris Beach, LLP
  • Hiscock & Barclay, LLP
  • McCabe & Mack, LLP
  • McNamee, Lochner, Titus & Williams, P.C.
  • Nixon Peabody, LLP
  • Nolan & Heller, LLP
  • Periconi, LLC
  • Richard Hoyt, Esq.
  • Synder & Snyder, LLP
  • The West Firm, PLLC
  • Tuczinski, Cavalier, Gilchrist & Collura, P.C.
  • Westervelt & Rea
  • Welby, Brady & Greenblatt, LLP
  • Whiteman, Osterman & Hanna, LLP
  • Young Sommer, LLC
  • Zarin & Steinmetz