Environmental and Land Use

Beggs & Lane represents individuals and companies in environmental and land use regulatory matters and litigation. The environmental practice encompasses permitting and regulatory compliance and the resolution of disputes under federal, state and local law. Our environmental team includes attorneys with experience in the management and defense of claims under the federal “Superfund” program (CERCLA), the Clean Water Act, the Clean Air Act, the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), and other federal and state environmental statutes. With former federal prosecutors on our team, Beggs & Lane is also well suited to defend clients facing criminal and civil charges arising under environmental laws. In its land use practice, Beggs & Lane assists developers and property owners with obtaining permits and development approvals, as well as challenging them. Our attorneys have particular experience in growth management, property rights, storm water, wetlands, and coastal permitting matters.