Environmental Litigation

Environmental Litigation

Environmental litigation is a complex challenge because of the various scientific and technical issues that can be involved. Often, a multitude of authorities come into play and courts at the local, state and federal levels overlap. The scope of environmental litigation reaches from claims made by individuals about property damage, to small and large corporations.

If you would like more information regarding environmental litigation, contact one of our litigation attorneys in your area today!Issues concerning the environment arise in every aspect of commercial life. The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) was passed in 1970 in conjunction with the Environmental Quality Improvement Act, the Environmental Education Act and the Environmental Protection Act. Environmental issues have gained importance, especially over the recent years, as mankind started to comprehend the damage that has already been done to mother earth. As people began to understand the scope of their careless actions, the main objectives of these federal enactments are now geared towards the protection against public and private actions that harm or inflict the ecosystem to any degree.

Issues of environmental litigation:

  • Air pollution control
  • Hazardous waste management
  • Water pollution control
  • Wetlands protection
  • Drinking water standards
  • Toxic substances control
  • Pesticide control
  • Endangered species protection
  • Environmental impact assessment
  • Coastal zone management
  • Oil pollution control
  • Pollution prevention
  • Noise control
  • Natural resources
  • Environmental justice
  • Solid waste management
  • Permits
  • Construction and development

If you would like more information regarding environmental litigation, contact one of our litigation attorneys in your area today!It is crucial that everybody tries to pitch into the attempt to protect the environment in order to prevent the worst. However, it seems as if many people, world wide still do not seem to understand the importance of environmental issues or that economic gain takes a priority over any kind of concern of the earth we live in.

If you have suffered or been injured due to somebody’s negligent behavior towards the environment or if you would like to take legal action against any entity guilty of environmental disregard of any sort, contact one of our litigation lawyers.

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