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Environmental Law Services | DeWitt LLP

Our Environmental attorneys bring a wealth of experience to the forefront of environmental law, with several of our legal professionals having played integral roles in shaping regional environmental legislation. Far beyond mere legal practitioners, our team actively collaborates with clients in negotiating, legislating, and litigating intricate environmental issues, spanning from permits to enforcement matters.

Key areas of focus encompass a diverse range of environmental challenges, ensuring comprehensive support for our clients:

  • Agricultural Issues
  • Bio-Environmental Issues
  • Brownfield Development of Contaminated Real Estate
  • CERCLA & Site Remediation
  • Civil & Criminal Enforcement Defense
  • Clean Air Act
  • Clean Water Act
  • Community Right-to-Know & Spill Reporting
  • Compliance Auditing
  • Construction & Development
  • Due Diligence in Business/Financing Transactions
  • Energy
  • Environmental Audits
  • Facility Siting
  • Government Relations
  • Hazardous & Solid Waste Management
  • Innovative or Second Tier Regulatory Programs
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Land Use & Zoning
  • Metallic & Non-Metallic Mining
  • Permits & Regulatory Approvals
  • Renewable Energy
  • Recycling Issues
  • Storage Tanks
  • Water Issues
  • Conservancy Areas:
  • Floodplains
  • Shoreland Zoning
  • Stormwater Management
  • Water Use
  • Waterway Navigation
  • Wetlands
  • Renewable Energy

Beyond our broad expertise in environmental law, we possess unique insights into agriculture and agribusiness in the Midwest. This distinct perspective allows us to provide integrated renewable energy advice, assisting companies in developing and growing to meet the evolving demands of the industry. Our commitment to personal service, practical advice, and responsiveness stands as our primary goal in guiding clients through the complex and ever-changing renewable energy landscape.

Clients across industries, including biodiesel, biomass, ethanol, coal-fired electric generation units, and wind, seek our counsel. In the realm of renewable energy, our representation extends to notable cases such as BEST Energies Inc.'s biodiesel production, pyrolysis, and gasification issues, Butler Ridge, LLC's 54-megawatt wind farm, and Belmont Bio-Ag.

Our guidance to renewable energy clients covers a spectrum of matters, including:

  • Business Structure
  • Environmental Compliance
  • Environmental Permitting
  • Intellectual Property
  • Litigation
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Project Siting and Permitting
  • Real Estate and Land Use
  • State and Federal Government Relations

In selecting our Environmental attorneys, clients secure not only legal acumen, but a collaborative partnership dedicated to navigating the intricate landscape of environmental law and renewable energy.

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