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Land Use and Environmental


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Hand Arendall's Land Use and Environmental Practice Group lawyers are experienced in handling and negotiating legal and administrative issues relating to: permitting, zoning, planning, natural resources and conservation (oil and gas, timber, water, fisheries, wildlife), energy, development and redevelopment, stormwater, coastal lands, wetlands, hazardous and solid waste, and utility and linear projects.

These lawyers regularly represent private and corporate entities, charitable foundations, land trusts, and government entities in a variety of transactional and litigation matters including permitting, residential and commercial development, acquisitions, management and funding, administrative and litigation proceedings, mass toxic tort litigation, and eminent domain proceedings.

The Land Use and Environmental Practice Group lawyers are admitted to practice in numerous federal and state courts, and handle proceedings with the EPA, the Alabama Department of Environmental Management, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, the Alabama Department of Conservation, and other federal, state and local agencies.

These lawyers also deal with numerous federal, state, and local laws and regulations such as: NEPA, the Clean Water Act, the Clean Air Act, CERCLA, RCRA, SARA and the Endangered Species Act. They also advise clients on issues relating to insurance coverages, wetlands delineation, Brownfields redevelopment, stormwater and erosion control, flood hazards, environmental audits and disclosures, USTs, and the handling of asbestos.

For more information regarding the Land Use and Environmental Practice Group, contact Practice Group Chairman Neil C. Johnston or any of the other lawyers in the Practice Group.



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Thursday, May 11th, 2017
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Wednesday, Mar 8th, 2017
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