Bethesda Maryland Environmental Lawyer
The Bethesda, Maryland environmental lawyers at Butzel Long represent individuals, small businesses, and major corporations in environmental law matters, from regulatory compliance to litigation. Our Bethesda environmental attorneys handle virtually every type of environmental matter, from development issues, such as obtaining wetlands and sewer construction permits, to regulatory matters, such as compliance with permits and emission limits. Butzel Long's Environment & Natural Resources Practice includes state and federal regulatory compliance permitting for water discharge and air emissions, Brownfields cost recovery, control of toxic substances such as pesticides, PCBs, and asbestos mold and other indoor air issues, spill reporting requirements, labeling and marketing of consumer chemical products, management of underground storage tanks, insurance coverage for environmental claims, environmental aspects of real estate and business acquisitions, environmental litigation, counsel on tax incentives, and commentary on proposed rules and legislation.
Our Bethesda environmental attorneys have a unique expertise in Brownfield Redevelopment and have worked with municipalities to ensure compliance with construction, waste water discharge compliance, operation and maintenance, management and community relations issues. Butzel Long's environmental law attorneys have been involved in many Superfund cases, have extensive experience with environmental litigation and have significant expertise in the development and production of natural resources.
Bethesda Environmental Litigation Attorney
Butzel Long's environmental team defends clients in civil and administrative enforcement proceedings under all major federal environmental laws and their state variants, including the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), the Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA), and the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). Bethesda environmental litigation attorneys craft creative settlements in enforcement actions and work closely with regulators to obtain favorable settlements for clients.
Our Bethesda Maryland environmental litigation attorneys represent clients in a variety of environmental law matters, including:
- Brownfields Cost Recovery
- Civil And Criminal Investigation
- Clean Air Act
- Clean Water Act
- Clean-Up Obligations
- Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation And Liability Act (Cercla)
- Control Of Toxic Substances
- Counsel On Tax Incentives
- Environmental Criminal Investigations
- Environmental Litigation
- Individual And Class Action Personal Injury
- Insurance Coverage For Environmental Liabilities
- Nuisance Claims Filed In Connection With Alleged Release Of Hazardous Substances
- Property Damage
- Regulatory Compliance
- Resource Conservation And Recovery Act (Rcra)
- Toxic Substances Control Act (Tsca)
Bethesda Maryland Environmental Law Firm
Butzel Long's criminal defense team has represented corporations and individuals under civil and criminal investigation for violation of federal and state environmental laws by the United States Department of Justice, the Environmental Protection Agency, the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, and local government agencies such as municipal water and sewage departments. Our Bethesda Maryland environmental attorneys represent domestic and foreign individuals and corporations in criminal enforcement investigations, grand jury proceedings, prosecutions, and settlements involving hazardous waste management, asbestos exposure, and Clean Water Act violations.
We have handled all stages of the investigative process. From search warrants and grand jury investigations through the filing of an indictment or a complaint, our Bethesda environmental litigation attorneys interact with federal and state prosecutors and law enforcement officials to secure the best possible outcome for our clients including decisions not to prosecute whenever possible. Should an investigation result in a formal charge, our trial attorneys have handled many criminal investigations, complex federal and state criminal jury trials, and appeals.For more information regarding environmental law, contact a Bethesda environmental lawyer at Butzel Long.