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Environmental Law: The firm has extensive experience representing diverse corporate and governmental clients in all types of regulatory and enforcement actions throughout Florida before local, state, and federal agencies, including the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, the state’s five water management districts, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.  The firm’s practice includes environmental counseling, enforcement, permitting and litigation under the Clean Water Act (CWA), the Clean Air Act (CAA), Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA), National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES), Endangered Species Act (ESA), as well as state and local environmental programs.  A substantial portion of the firm’s experience involves representation of private industry, land developers, marina developers, chemical manufacturers and mining concerns in areas of air and water pollution, water resources, infrastructure permitting, solid and hazardous waste matters, contaminated site remediation, environmental due diligence, and related real property transaction matters. The firm also counsels local governments in permitting, agency enforcement, and ordinance drafting, including wastewater treatment facility permitting, deep injection well permitting, wastewater permitting, hazardous waste facility operation and closure permitting, and associated civil and appellate litigation.