Counseled global biotechnology firm on complex and contentious industrial wastewater permitting (NPDES) issues and potential impacts on endangered species and nutrient sensitive streams.
Counseled global pesticide manufacturer regarding enforcement issues related to potential noncompliance with federal pesticide laws.
Evaluated compliance issues related to use of microorganisms in second generation ethanol production.
Defended manufacturer in water pollution enforcement action by federal, state, and local authorities.
Defendend international wood products company against hazardous waste enforcement action by U.S. EPA
Defended and counseled national building products manfufacturer in enforcement actions in two jurisdictions regarding allegations of waste management regulatory violations
Defendend scrap metals recycling and scrap battery processing company against hazardous waste enforcement action by U.S. EPA
Advised national warehouse developer regarding development of a $200 million regional distribution facility on contaminated property, negotiations with state and local agencies, negotiations with prior owners and responsible parties, and obtained $20 million environmental insurance policies as risk mitigation measure.
Defended legal challenge to air permit issued to cement manufacturer for the construction of new cement plant.
Defended global manufacturer in water pollution enforcement action by federal, state, and local authorities.
Negotiated Brownfields agreements with government agencies for redevelopment of contaminated property.