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Environmental Law

Michigan Environmental Law Attorneys

Myers & Myers, PLLC handles a variety of state and national environmental matters, including permitting and regulatory compliance, administrative appeals, voluntary projects, cost recovery, litigation and appeals, and the environmental aspects of corporate and real estate transactions. We help our clients navigate the often-changing field of environmental laws and regulations and develop creative and practical solutions to address exposure, risk, budget constraints, and client goals. Our attorneys litigate environmental cases involving CERCLA, RCRA, TSCA, CAA, CWA, OSHA, and state and local environmental laws in federal and state courts throughout the country. We effectively collaborate and negotiate with regulators, in-house counsel, local counsel, scientists, and cleanup contractors to consistently achieve favorable results in complex matters.

The attorneys at Myers & Myers, PLLC advise clients regarding diverse environmental matters, including those involving:

  • Air quality
  • Asbestos
  • Contaminated soil and water
  • Endangered species
  • Floodplain activities
  • Fugitive dust
  • Greenhouse gases
  • Hazardous waste
  • Hazardous substances
  • Land use planning
  • Lead-based paint
  • Methane
  • Natural resource management
  • PCBs
  • Pesticides and chemicals
  • Petroleum
  • Radon
  • Riparian rights
  • Sand dunes
  • Solid waste
  • Storm water management
  • Underground storage tanks
  • Wetlands

Our attorneys also assist clients with "green" issues including offset development and creation projects, carbon credit valuation and sales, greenhouse gas reduction measures, tax incentives, sustainable development, financing considerations, risk assessment, LEED and other green building projects, and alternative and renewable energy projects.

Representative issues include:

  • Regulatory compliance, remediation, and permitting under the Clean Water Act (CWA), Clean Air Act (CAA), Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act (SARA), Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Michigan Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act (NREPA), and other state and local counterparts and regulations
  • Litigation involving environmental citizen suits, criminal enforcement, insurance coverage, toxic torts, and state and federal Superfund cost recovery and contribution
  • Emergency response, spill reporting, negotiating consultant contracts, negotiating remediation and closure plans with governmental agencies, and assisting in remediation protocols
  • Storm water management permits and pollution prevention plans
  • Brownfield redevelopment plan and financing agreement preparation and compliance
  • Environmental audits
  • Real estate sales and financing due diligence including Phase I/Phase II Environmental Site Assessments, BEAs and Due Care Plans
  • Corporate and Entity successor, director, officer and shareholder environmental liability analysis
  • Corporate merger and acquisition due diligence
  • Construction site environmental permitting and compliance
  • Green and LEED building & development
  • Climate change / sustainability issues
  • Carbon credit and offset development, development, valuation, and sales
  • Alternative Energy & Utilities-due diligence, siting permitting, licensing, financing, taxation, project operations, asset acquisition, development, construction, transmission interconnection, net metering and regulatory issues.
  • Economic Incentives for Sustainable business operations, development, renewable energy and technology
  • Greenhouse gas inventory and reduction plans

Myers & Myers, PLLC attorneys can handle your environmental issues and transactions throughout Michigan and nationwide.

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