Our firm's Environmental Permitting and Compliance lawyers assist clients in acquiring, complying with, and defending federal, state and local environmental permits involving air quality, water quality, hazardous waste, and federal/state lands. We are experienced in:
Comprehensive RepresentationOur permitting and compliance practice includes air quality, water quality, hazardous waste (RCRA), CERCLA, National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), Endangered Species Act (ESA), National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA), and Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA).Air QualityOur air quality permitting and compliance experience includes agency policy development, rulemaking, New Source Review, Title V permitting, PSD permitting, minor source permits, State Implementation Plan (SIP) Development, Regional Haze Planning, BART Permits, and Acid Deposition regulation.
Water QualityOn water quality issues, our experience includes NPDES Point source permitting, storm water permits, agency rulemaking, water quality standards development, waste load allocation development, in-stream pollution credit trading program development, Section 401 Water Quality Certifications, effluent reuse permitting, Army Corps Section 404 permits, and Clean Water Act counseling.
Hazardous WasteRegarding the complex laws related to waste, our experience includes solid waste management and disposal, hazardous waste management and disposal, radioactive waste management and disposal, petroleum contaminated soils, and CERCLA/SUPERFUND compliance and litigation. We also assist clients with issues related to underground storage tanks and asbestos and lead remediation.
Environmental Due DiligenceOur lawyers have led numerous environmental due diligence investigations in connection with a variety of acquisitions, sales, investments and loan transactions. This work has included negotiating extremely complex provisions to mitigate the risk of the environmental issues raised in these transactions, including helping clients acquire environmental insurance coverage.Our recent Environmental Permitting & Compliance work includes: