Environmental Compliance, Permitting and Litigation
Our attorneys offer advice, counsel, and representation on the full spectrum of environmental issues facing businesses in Florida: air, water, hazardous waste, pesticides, toxic substances, and contaminated soil and groundwater.
We participate in all phases of permitting, from negotiations through administrative hearings. Other areas of focus include:
- Environmental law
- Environmental litigation
- Wetlands permitting
- Wetlands mitigation banking
- Contamination issues
We are available for both advice and advocacy on a full spectrum of environmental issues, including air, water, hazardous waste, pesticides, toxic substances and contaminated soil and groundwater.
We serve clients from many industries, including:
- Property owners
- Other parties whose commercial activities might impact air, land, or water quality
The range of environmental litigation issues we have handled in the past includes (but is not limited to):
- Managing litigation over environmental torts and contamination issues
- Defending alleged violators of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 (CERCLA)
- Advising clients in response to Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) claims
- Negotiating consent decrees and consent orders with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and various Florida state and local environmental agencies
- Defending clients from enforcement actions brought by the EPA, Florida Department of Environmental Protection, and various water management districts
- Representing clients in federal and state statutory claims advanced by private entities
- Defending and prosecuting administrative challenges to issuance of permits by government agencies
- Negotiating agreements with governmental agencies and local governments for addressing condemnation issues
Additionally, before litigation arises, Rogers Towers Government and Regulatory Group provides comprehensive advice regarding a wide variety of environmental issues facing its clients, including advice regarding federal and state regulatory mechanisms, remediation, and evaluating potential environmental risks and liabilities.