Our clients receive our counsel in complying with the myriad environmental laws and regulations issued by federal, state and local environmental agencies. We provide support in regulatory compliance, including enforcement defense, permitting, rulemaking and compliance evaluation/planning/auditing.
We assist with negotiation and preparation of responses to Notices of Violation, Notices of Deficiency, Administrative Penalty/Compliance Orders, Consent Orders, Settlement Decrees and rulemaking proposals. When our clients are faced with allegations of environmental non-compliance, we provide vigorous defense while searching for practical resolutions.
We are regional leaders in matters of regulatory compliance and have authored chapters for the Oklahoma Bar Association, Environmental Law Section Handbook. We have expertise in all major environmental programs including: Brownfields and Land Revitalization (Brownfields), Clean Air Act (CAA), Clean Water Act (CWA), Climate Change, Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA, or Superfund), Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA), Endangered Species Act (ESA), Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), Occupational Safety and Health (OSHA), Oil Pollution Act (OPA), Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), and Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA).
- Denver Environmental Attorney Joel Johnston - EPA to Set PFAS Source Guidelines
- Environmental Attorney Joel Johnston in POWER - EPA Will Strengthen Limits on Wastewater Pollution from Coal-Fired Plants
- Environmental Attorney Joel Johnston in POWER - Offshore Milestone as Feds Back Vineyard Wind Project