employees-sitting-for-webEnvironmental law refers to federal and state statutes aimed at protecting and enhancing the environment, preventing pollution, protecting wildlife, conserving water, and preventing ecological degradation. Because of the expansive nature of these federal and state statutes, it is sometimes difficult for state and federal agencies to provide direct enforcement on every point contained within the statute. Consequently, these statutes often grant to individuals or groups the right to bring legal actions to enforce protections as outlined in the environmental statutes. Therefore, it is not uncommon for a business to be subject to a lawsuit from a nonprofit organization on behalf of a state law regarding an environmental violation.

Environmental Law Practice

At Dickson Law Group, our attorneys offer a wealth of experience in handling issues relating to environmental law. Our environmental law attorneys have represented numerous clients in their environmental law matters and have appeared before various state, local, and federal agencies, as well as before state and federal courts. At Dickson Law Group our attorneys will work closely with you and will work diligently to protect your interests. If you would like to speak with one of our environmental law attorneys, please give us a call.

Common Laws that arise in Environmental Law

Below is a non-exhaustive collection of laws that commonly arise in environmental law. Please click on each link below to read about each subject in detail.

Model Toxics Control Act

Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act

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