Environmental regulations, however necessary and well-founded, place burdens on companies by forcing them to dedicate more and more resources to compliance. Yet, compliance costs are negligible compared to liability for violations and the loss of public good will that polluting companies suffer. Law Office of Daniel A. Smith assists companies throughout Colorado with compliance issues, so owners can be confident that their operations are securely within the bounds of the law and their company’s reputation in environmental matters is above reproach. As an environmental law attorney, I understand the full scope of federal, state and local regulations. When controversies arise, I provide skilled and knowledgeable representation before regulatory agencies, as well as in state and federal court, protecting your interests in regulatory hearings, civil litigation and criminal cases.
Every business must begin its permitting process well in advance to complete any required reviews before the onset of operations. But timeliness is even more important in heavy industry, where regulatory scrutiny can be intense. I manage the full course of your permitting process, for all necessary permits, including:
The best time to address environmental concerns is prior to discovery by the public or an enforcement agency. I work closely with your company and environmental experts to conduct compliance audits that ensure your company’s operations can pass any level of scrutiny.
Law Office of Daniel A. Smith defends companies in federal claims alleging violations of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act and the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation & Liability Act, involving:
I represent companies in administrative civil penalty proceedings before the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. These may include alleged violations of the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act. I also defend clients in hearings before the enforcement divisions of the many state regulatory departments.
In today’s climate, your company needs reliable environmental law counsel from a meticulous law firm. To schedule a consultation, call Law Office of Daniel A. Smith at 904-420-7226 or contact me online. From my Woodland Park office, I represent clients throughout Colorado.