Administrative challenge to Department of Toxic Substances Control Violation Score Procedure (VSP) matter involving client’s hazardous waste facility permit.
Defense of hazardous waste facility owner/operator against attorney general civil enforcement action alleging hazardous waste violations.
Successful challenge of regional water board order against oil and alternative fuels client resulting in regional water board’s rescission of order.
Defense of popular restaurant chain against hazardous waste and hazardous materials management enforcement action brought by district attorney.
Defense of commercial property owners against hazardous waste enforcement action brought by county prosecutors, successfully reducing monetary penalty amounts and narrowing injunctive provisions.
Provide advice to brick and mortar and online retailers with respect to compliance with weights and measures regulations and packaging and labeling requirements.
Assist landowner with annual reporting related to permitted water right and compliance requirements.
Successful challenges to regulating agencies’ enforcement notices against leading natural and organic food grocery chain, resulting in withdrawal of alleged violations.
Providing support and advice to range of companies on reporting obligations under various environmental laws, including those regulating: underground and aboveground storage of hazardous substances, water diversion, waste discharge, storm water discharge management and compliance, hazardous substance handling and storage requirements, and emergency spill reporting requirements
Defense of clients in the energy, retail and food industries in attorney general, district attorney and city attorney civil enforcement actions.
Defense of clients against citizen-suits brought under the federal Clean Water Act and state counterpart.
Identifying improvements to and spearheading implementation of hazardous materials compliance program for leading natural and organic grocery retail company.
Representation of almond processor in supply contract dispute in federal court resulting in successful settlement terms.
Providing strategic advice to landowners regarding contaminated property site investigation and remediation before purchase and sale of agriculture and urban properties.
Representation of municipalities/public entities in Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA) actions.
Advice and reporting support to private labeling client regarding the Air Resources Board Safer Consumer Products program.
Project development and management of Supplemental Environmental Projects pursuant to Consent Agreement and Final Orders with U.S. EPA.