澳门十大正规网赌网址 & 十大正规网赌网址's environmental law attorneys provide our clients with a depth of environmental law expertise that is difficult to find anywhere else in Hampton Roads. We handle cases involving all human activity on the natural environment, 受法律保护, 规定, 环境保护法, 水的法律, 河岸财产权, 成本回收. Our clients include commercial and residential landowners, 业务实体, 承包商, 商业银行, 以及政府机构, 特别是在公路建设中.
Our environmental lawyers can design a variety of environmental compliance strategies for a given project so an approach can be selected compatible with the budget and risk tolerance. We plan carefully to avoid environmental violations causing a costly halt in operations, 面临高达37美元的民事罚款,每天违规500美元, 以及刑事起诉, 除了引起公愤之外. We are experienced handling a wide range of matters in environmental law, including:
- Solid and hazardous waste issues under RCRA and state law
- Storm water and clean water issues such as NPDES
- Fill and wetlands permits under the Clean Water Act
- Release of oil and hazardous substances issues
- 国家环境政策法案的问题, 环境影响报告书, 环境评估, 以及绝对排除
- Endangered Species Act and Marine Mammal Protection Act issues
- 切萨皮克 Bay Preservation Act, and Virginia Coastal Primary Dunes and Beaches Act issues
Our firm's environmental lawyers deliver sophisticated advice with a post-graduate degree LL.M in 环境法律 in addition to the standard law degree, and undergraduate degree in engineering focusing on technical math, 物理与化学. Experience also includes five years of environmental legal work for the U.S. 国防部, handling numerous high visibility major cases including the 环境 Impact Statement for siting F/A 18 squadrons at NAS Oceana (1998), 在巴哈马搁浅的鲸鱼(2000年), and the re-opening of the Navy’s live bombing training facility on an island in Puerto Rico (2001).
This highly specialized area of law continues to adjust and change. Clients should use particular care when it comes to environmental law. Our lawyers carefully plan and design cost-efficient strategies to deliver results, avoid costly consequences of failure to obtain required permits, 并以合理的价格为客户十大正规网赌网址.
Lead counsel and represented family business owners of a 7 acre parcel valued at $6 million on the Elizabeth River in Norfolk, where a neighbor clogged the waterway with a floating junkyard of 26 ships. Forced the neighbor to remove the junkyard which stopped pollution of the river by prosecuting a federal court action (using the citizen’s environmental lawsuit provisions in the Clean Water Act and in RCRA) eliminating interference with client’s 河岸财产权. 307 Campostella, LLC v. 盖年代. Mullane，民事诉讼编号. 2:15 - cv - 224 (E.D. Va. 2016).
Represented family-owned business with a 3-acre-parcel in 切萨皮克 heavily polluted by its Fortune 500 corporate tenant who disposed of metals and hydrocarbons in the soil and groundwater over its 30-year occupancy. Forced the tenant to clean up the environmental contamination and to compensate landlord for reduced property value due to stigma. (2015)
Designed and persuaded 弗吉尼亚海滩 City Council to adopt a plan that enabled oceanfront property owners in Sandbridge, Virginia to remove beach sand that inundated homes, 不受湿地委员会的检控, and consistent with requirements of the Virginia Coastal Primary Dunes and Beaches Act. (2016)
Represented highway builder in establishing a 32-acre offsite facility to mitigate stream bank impacts caused by highway construction project. (2014)
Represented waterfront landowner cited for destruction of 600 square feet of nonvegetated wetlands in proceedings at Norfolk Wetlands Board. (2013)
Assisted lender in arranging 切萨皮克 Bay Preservation Act compliance for tear down and reconstruction of repossessed bay front residence. (2013)
Represented a mid-size HVAC contractor in managing risk to the company after an employee intentionally released nearly 40 pounds of R22 refrigerant into the atmosphere, conduct prohibited by the Stratospheric Ozone Protection regime at subchapter VI of the Clean Air Act, and the implementing 规定 promulgated by EPA. (2016)