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Environmental Compliance, Permitting and Litigation

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
  • Brownfields

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:

  • Landowners
  • Developers
  • Lenders
  • Buyers
  • Sellers
  • Investors
  • Property owners
  • Manufacturers
  • 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.

Contact Our Experienced Florida Environmental Compliance, Permitting and Litigation Attorneys