Nutter has one of the largest and most diverse environmental law practices in New England. We have taken a leading role in landmark cases involving PCBs, asbestos, petroleum products, heavy metals, and other hazardous materials.
Our environmental attorneys can bring together interdisciplinary teams to accomplish a client's objectives, and have substantial experience working with both attorneys in other practice areas, consultants and expert witnesses to achieve successful outcomes.
Nutter's environmental attorneys provide counseling and representation to energy suppliers, petroleum companies, municipalities and other governmental bodies, real estate developers, manufacturers, financial institutions, educational and other nonprofit institutions, in the acquisition, financing, development and operation of properties and businesses. We provide assistance in securing land use and environmental permits and address regulatory matters in administrative and judicial settings.
Our lawyers are experienced in managing complex matters that involve regulatory strategies, public policy development, and risk management for business, government, and industry in the regulated arena.
Nutter provides a broad range of legal services in regulatory permitting, compliance, enforcement, and litigation matters at the federal, state and local levels, including:
Hazardous waste management and litigation
State and federal superfund matters, including third-party cost recovery and insurance coverage
Toxic tort claims
Site remediation and brownfields redevelopment
Indoor air quality issues
Solid waste regulation
Water pollution control
Wastewater and stormwater permitting and enforcement matters
Water supply, development and regulation
Industrial pretreatment and discharge
Wetlands and waterways regulations
Chapter 91 permitting and regulation
Coastal and inland wetland matters
Federal §404 administration and enforcement
Air pollution control
Zoning and land-use control