EnvironmentFrom forest management and mining, to open space, wetlands and development issues, to hazardous waste, groundwater, Superfund and RCRA, Behan’s dedicated environmental team is recognized as the leader in environmental, siting, and risk communications.

Our experience in siting commercial, industrial and residential projects, providing community and media relations support for Superfund and other major environmental cleanups, managing direct community outreach, addressing community opposition, and seeking permits, approvals and regulatory changes provides our clients with an advantage in this often highly emotional and complex arena.

We specialize in demystifying scientific and technical issues and communicating with federal, state and local decision-makers, the news media, community groups and the public. Our experience in direct community outreach and grassroots organizing along with our technical proficiency, political judgment and media relations expertise help us execute a comprehensive strategy to achieve our clients’ goals.

Representative Clients

  • Avery Dennison
  • Barton International
  • BASF
  • Callanan Industries
  • Empire State Forest Products Association
  • Finch Paper LLC
  • Jointa Galusha
  • General Electric
  • Global Partners
  • JUST Beverages
  • Lehigh Hanson
  • Mercury Marine
  • New York Blue Line Council
  • Nigro Companies
  • NYCO Minerals Inc.
  • Quasar Energy Group
  • Queensbury Land Conservancy
  • RACER Trust
  • TCI of New York

How Can We Help?

  • Mark Behan
    Mark Behan
    Chairman & Founder
    • Crisis Management
    • Litigation Communications
    • Corporate Communications
    • Public Affairs
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  • John Brodt
    John Brodt
    Senior Vice President
    • Corporate Communications
    • Community Relations
    • Issues Management
    • Environmental Communications
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  • Bill Richmond
    Bill Richmond
    Vice President
    • Community Relations
    • Environmental Communications
    • Corporate Communications
    • Strategic Business Research
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  • Bill Callen
    Bill Callen
    Vice President
    • Community Relations
    • Media Relations
    • Environmental Communications
    • Corporate Communications
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