Nixon Peabody is celebrating the 30th anniversary of its environmental practice, being one of the first in the nation to offer a full-service practice from the advent of many of the environmental regulations. Our broad spectrum of services crosses many industrial sectors and include:
- Regulatory compliance counseling and enforcement defense
- Industrial facility siting and permitting, and permit renewals
- Land use, wetlands, state/national environmental quality reviews and brownfields redevelopment (including tax credits)
- Transactional due diligence (domestic and multinational acquisitions and divestitures)
- Environmental litigation, environmental and mass torts, Superfund PRP group representation
- Site investigation, remediation and facility closure
- Environmental compliance and management system auditing
- Spill release reporting and emergency planning/community right-to-know
- Governmental investigations (including at nuclear and high-security facilities)
- Occupational health and safety incidents and management systems
- Emissions credit trading
- Solid and hazardous waste, RCRA corrective action and enforcement
Our environmental attorneys and professional specialists can join forces with your internal teams to understand the business drivers and to help provide practical, efficient, and successful solutions to environmental issues and to complete transactions.
- Stakeholders Weigh In On Maryland Offshore Wind
North American Windpower | April 23, 2013
Boston energy & environmental associate Jen Simon Lento discusses the wind industry’s reactions to the Maryland Offshore Wind Energy Act of 2013.
- Genesee Valley Chapter Industrial Issues Committee - Mission of Service and Relevance
Clean Waters (a New York Water Environment Association publication) | April 15, 2013
Rochester senior environmental health engineer Libby Ford co-authored this column discussing how the New York Water Environment Association’s Industrial Issues Committee (IIC) has helped members understand and map the path to local and federal regulatory compliance.
- What the Future Holds for Fracking In NY
Energy Law360 | April 9, 2013
This contributed article authored by Albany Energy & Environmental counsel Peter Trimarchi, Albany Energy & Environmental partner Ruth Leistensnider, Rochester Products: Class Action, Trade & Industry Representation partner Chris Thomas, and Rochester Real Estate associate Greg Nearpass discusses two major developments expected this spring that will largely determine the extent to which high-volume hydraulic fracturing (HVHF) will occur in New York state.