Environmental Regulations – Development and Litigation

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Foley defends businesses and individuals against all aspects of enforcement actions under state and federal environmental laws. We can assist you with:

  • Investigating and responding to Notices of Violation and agency inquiries
  • Conducting internal investigations and advising on their implications
  • Defending enforcement actions in federal and state court, and negotiating resolution of enforcement matters, including consent decrees
  • Addressing settlement implementation and additional enforcement issues that arise during implementation

We defend enforcement cases arising under the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, EPCRA, CERCLA, FIFRA, RCRA and TSCA. Our environmental enforcement, litigation, and internal investigations experience includes representation of power generators, engine manufacturers, pharmaceutical and chemical manufacturers, oil and gas pipelines, and pulp and paper manufacturers.