Harbor Island Superfund Site
Represented shipyard in negotiation and implementation of federal Consent Decrees for the preparation of Remedial Investigation/Feasibility Study and remedy implementation.
Commencement Bay Superfund Site
Represented the Port of Tacoma in the negotiation of a federal Consent Decree for the settlement of Natural Resources Damages.
Dawn Mining Company
Representation of a uranium mill regarding negotiation of radioactive materials licenses and closure plan.
Various Mining Companies
Representation of mining companies in Washington State and Alaska in obtaining and renewing permits for mine development.
Compliance & Environmental Health & Safety Audits
Alaska Seafood Processing Industry Matters
Represented the Alaska seafood industry trade association and individual companies in a Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals challenge to EPA's seafood processing effluent guideline regulations. Representation of a number of seafood processors in negotiation of general and individual NPDES permits and state air permits.
Represented companies in defense of citizens suits.
Multiple Representations in Enforcement Actions Under Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, RCRA and EPCRA
Represented companies in defense of a variety of federal and state enforcement actions.
Multiple Representations in Compliance Matters
Assisted clients to ensure compliance with federal, state and local environmental requirements.
Participated in environmental audits of client facilities, operations and systems.
Energy Project Permitting & Development
Power Generation Projects
Represented power producers in obtaining permits for construction and operation of gas-fired power plants.
Reviewed environmental aspects of real estate and corporate transactions, including the assessment of potential liabilities.