Building and operating energy projects requires unavoidable regulatory interaction, permitting and compliance.
With a constantly evolving environmental landscape, you need counsel to guide you through today’s regulations and prepare you for what’s coming tomorrow.
We negotiate and obtain permits, achieving compliance for the following: air and water quality, solid and hazardous waste disposal, and developing quantitative and qualitative systematic processes assessing the potential impacts of proposed projects and acquisitions.
We look for the best possible outcome for our clients and work back from there.
Our positive relationships with regulatory agencies and key technical staff prove invaluable. And, when necessary we defend our energy clients in administrative and judicial enforcement actions brought by EPA, states or citizens.
We focus on the following aspects of environmental regulation:
Law360 | June 23, 2017
In this article about Millennium Pipeline Co.'s suit against New York environmental regulators, Washington, D.C. energy and environment partner Elizabeth Whittle is mentioned for representing CPV Valley Inc., a company that is building an energy facility that would receive natural gas from Millennium’s pipeline.
ClearWaters | December 21, 2016
A discussion of five cases that might impact wastewater permitting regulations for holders of SPDES permits, written by Rochester senior environmental health engineer Libby Ford, San Francisco Energy and Environmental associate Alison Torbitt, and Albany counsel Peter Trimarchi.
Law360 | December 15, 2016
This article highlights the latest development in a case involving New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s delayed approval of a permit to start building a natural gas pipeline, which impacts upstate New York power plant developer CPV Valley LLC’s facility operations. Washington DC Energy and Environmental partner Elizabeth Whittle is noted as representing CPV Valley LLC.
Environment Law Alert | 03.22.18
Environmental Law Alert | 11.14.17
Environment Alert | 08.29.17
Environmental Law Alert | 03.07.17
Environmental Law Alert | 06.28.16
Environmental Law Alert | 06.24.16
Environmental Law Alert | 12.11.15
Energy & Environmental Alert | 11.04.15
Practice Group Leader, Energy & Environment
Office Managing Partner, Boston