Environmental

Kimerer & Derrick's environmental practice is global in both scope and reach. Our "one-stop service" approach allows us to advise on energy and greenhouse gas matters, provide regulatory compliance advice, litigate environmental claims, and counsel on commercial transactions. We regularly counsel clients in every substantive area of environmental law including: air, water, hazardous waste, greenhouse gas issues, solid waste, chemicals management, pesticides, right-to-know laws, wetlands, and commercial property transactions.

Our lawyers provide litigation, counseling, and regulatory services to a wide range of industries. These include mining, metals & minerals, oil & gas, power, renewable & clean energy, manufacturing, chemicals, health care, pharmaceutical, commercial property, waste management, and food processing sectors. We have also counseled government entities, academic and research institutions, and trade organizations. Our global presence enables us to advise on environmental matters in the United States, Europe, and beyond.

Kimerer & Derrick represents clients on all aspects of regulatory and litigation counseling in the fields of environmental law, natural resource, and energy law. Kimerer & Derrick is involved in helping clients understand the potential impact, strengths and weaknesses, and business opportunities of emerging energy issues, greenhouse gas legislation, and related environmental issues in the RGGI states, California, and the European Union.

Environmental Regulatory Experience

Our Environmental Team provides ongoing regulatory compliance advice to clients in a range of industries. Recently we have offered counseling on a wide assortment of topics, from providing environmental compliance advice to clients in the up- and mid-stream oil and gas companies, to advising clients on compliance with chemicals-related regulations in the United States and related to REACH, to advising regulatory requirements for fracking of coal. Further, we counsel on environmental regulatory matters related to general land-use matters, and resulting land-use litigation.

Environmental Litigation Experience

Kimerer & Derrick has represented clients in enforcement and penalty actions, citizen suits, rule-making challenges, superfund and related state legislation, environmental insurance claims, contractual indemnities, toxic tort and property damage claims, environmental permit disputes, sewer and water disputes, and environmental criminal indictments - just to name a few.

 

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