Environmental and Energy

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Environmental and Energy Capabilities


  • Brownfield redevelopment
  • California Proposition 65 compliance and enforcement
  • CERCLA/superfund proceedings  
  • Clean Air Act enforcement, compliance, and permitting
  • Clean Water Act (NPDES and wetlands) enforcement, compliance, and permitting
  • Defense of governmental enforcement proceedings, citizen suits, and class actions
  • Environmental compliance audits
  • Environmental due diligence in business and real estate transactions
  • RCRA and hazardous waste enforcement, compliance, and permitting
  • Representation in other governmental and private party disputes, including indemnification coverage
  • TSCA and FIFRA compliance


  • Electric power plant permitting
  • Licensing with state and local environmental regulatory bodies for utilities and co-generators, the construction and operation of coal and gas-fired generating stations and transmission lines
  • Microgrid land use and developer agreements with homebuilders
  • Renewable natural gas construction, purchase agreements, and land leases
  • Renewable permitting
  • Representing utilities in connection with the investigation and remediation of former manufactured gas plant sites
  • Solar land purchase, long term leasing and due diligence, including site acquisition, title, land use and zoning, environmental, and entitlement review and analysis
  • Solar land use entitlements, zoning approvals, environmental permits, and construction permits
  • Solar power purchase agreements

Employee Health and Safety (OSHA)

  • Defense of OSHA citations and employee complaints
  • General compliance
  • Standards interpretation