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Environmental Services

Our team of Environmental attorneys has an extensive amount of experience in the Environmental law arena. In fact, several of our attorneys literally wrote the book on regional Environmental law. They actively assist clients with negotiation, legislation, and litigation of complex issues ranging from permits to enforcement.

Areas of focus include:

  • 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

We also have a unique knowledge of agriculture and agribusiness in the Midwest, and we offer integrated renewable energy advice to help companies develop and grow to meet the industry’s evolving demands. No matter how sophisticated the renewable energy transaction is, we are well equipped to handle matters on a local and national scale.

Clients come to us from a variety of industries, including, but not limited to, the biodiesel, biomass, ethanol, renewal options for coal-fired electric generation units, and wind industries. Our primary goal is to offer personal service, practical advice, and responsiveness when helping our clients to navigate the complex, ever-changing renewable energy marketplace.

To name a few representative renewable energy matters, we have represented BEST Energies Inc., in its biodiesel production, pyrolysis, gasification, and other biofuel issues, Butler Ridge, LLC with its 54-megawatt wind farm, and Belmont Bio-Ag.

We advise our renewable energy clients on matters in areas such as:

  • 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

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Learn More About DeWitt's Environmental Services
If you would like more information about our Environmental practice group, please contact info@dewittllp.com.