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Environmental Matters

Extensive Experience In Louisiana Land Use Law

At Sher Garner Cahill Richter Klein & Hilbert, L.L.C., in New Orleans, Louisiana, we have extensive experience counseling clients in navigating the maze of complex laws governing environmental preservation.

We have represented energy companies, corporations, buyers and sellers of real estate, landlords and tenants, lenders and borrowers, and real estate development firms in a broad range of environmental issues involving land use, injury claims resulting from alleged environmental injuries, the acquisition and exploitation of natural resources, and other issues, including:

  • Accounting and disclosure compliance
  • Ad valorem issues for contaminated properties
  • Air pollution and Clean Air Act matters
  • Asbestos issues
  • Clean-up reimbursement programs
  • Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA) matters
  • Consent decrees, administrative orders and enforcement
  • Contract negotiations and indemnifications
  • Emergency response, transportation and spill programs
  • Environmental hazard mitigation
  • Fiduciary liability protection
  • Groundwater contamination
  • Hazardous materials and waste
  • Insurance liability and coverage
  • Landfills
  • Lender liability protection
  • Lobbying and legislative monitoring
  • National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) stormwater regulations
  • Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA)
  • Permitting issues
  • Petroleum storage systems
  • Pollution defense matters
  • Private citizens’ lawsuits
  • Real estate development issues
  • Regulatory compliance and enforcement
  • Remediation methods
  • Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA)
  • Risk assessments
  • Site assessments, plant audits and compliance program development
  • Soil contamination
  • State reimbursement programs
  • Superfund, including Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act (SARA) and SARA Title III (Community Right-to-Know)
  • Tax issues for contaminated properties
  • Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)
  • Wastewater management
  • Wetlands regulation

Environmental Lawyers Resolving Environmental Issues

Environmental matters often call for knowledge and experience in specialized and related areas of law. As a multidisciplinary firm, Sher Garner Cahill Richter Klein & Hilbert, L.L.C., has the professional staff and resources to address a broad scope of environmental issues.

For more information or to discuss your options with an experienced New Orleans environmental law attorney, contact the firm today.