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Ankur K. Tohan

Advising renewable energy developer on BLM leasing, along with federal permitting, for wind and solar development on federal lands
Advising waste and energy facility on rulemaking and compliance with Washington's Climate Commitment Act
Advising wind energy developer secure right of way for power transmission line across federal land
Advising LNG facility on permitting for large scale carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) project
Counseling clients on state and federal rules, policies and proposals to evaluate and regulate greenhouse gas emissions
Advising wind energy developers with ESA permitting and compliance
Advising wind energy developers with MBTA and BGEPA permitting and compliance
Advising clients on environmental due diligence for acquisition of wind, solar, and geothermal projects
Advising electricity transmission line developers on permitting for new projects across private and federal lands
Supporting all phases of wind and solar project development (siting and environmental permitting under the ESA, BGEPA, and CWA)
Defending wind energy developers in civil and criminal enforcement actions
Counseling wind energy developers in the development of Avian and Bat Protection Plans and environmental due diligence for the purchase of wind farms
Advising agriculture and oil/gas energy developers and operators in compliance and permitting issues under the ESA
Advising municipal and industrial clients on Clean Air Act compliance
Defending multiple industrial entities in CWA citizen suits
Advising timber companies with compliance matters involving the CWA and state wastewater regulations and water rights issues
Defending landowners and operators in wetland and wastewater enforcement actions under the CWA
Advising port terminal developers on environmental due diligence and permitting requirements for coal export facility under the CWA, NEPA, SEPA, and on greenhouse gas issues
Advising oil and gas companies in state shoreline permitting, SEPA and NEPA process, and CWA permits for crude oil/rail transportation projects
Supporting clients in negotiating settlements for complex marine sediment cleanup actions under MTCA (including Natural Resource Damage claims)
Defending corporate and individual entities in CERCLA and MTCA enforcement actions and litigating allocation and contribution claims
Advising companies in the international and domestic transportation and disposal of hazardous and radioactive wastes under RCRA
Advise mining companies on CERCLA and National Resource Damage Claims, cash outs and allocations
Advise clients on environmental due diligence for complex real estate and asset transactions valued between $50 - $140 million
Counseling industrial power producers and consumers (e.g., data centers) on CAA requirements
Defending landowners and operators from governmental and citizen suit enforcement actions under the SDWA
Advising clients on SDWA and underground injection control permitting and compliance
Negotiating and settling natural resource damage claims – resulting from oil spills – under Washington State law
Advising clients on biogas development projects
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