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Top South Carolina Environmental Lawyers

Knowledgeable Environmental Lawyers

Our attorneys have handled numerous environmental law disputes on behalf of landowners, generators, transporters, contractors and other businesses. Increased responsibility for releases of hazardous and petroleum products necessitates that clients have a resource to turn to when a mishap occurs. We also assist clients with the management of environmental cleanups and any resulting claims.

What is Environmental Law?

Environmental law is complex, and made up of global, international, national, state and local statutes, treaties, conventions, regulations and policies which seek to protect the environment and natural resources affected, impacted or endangered by human activities. The United States Environmental Protection Agency administers the laws required to protect human health and to safeguard the natural environment.

Environmental Litigation in South Carolina

At Tecklenburg & Jenkins, LLC, we provide regulatory counseling and representation in connection with permitting and operations, as well as administrative and enforcement proceedings. We also routinely furnish advice on regulatory issues that arise in real estate, lending, and corporate transactions. Our expertise and breadth of experience allow us to take a multi-level approach to solving environmental legal issues, and to address the sometimes-competing issues involved in the regulatory laws affecting health, safety and the environment.

Our attorneys have substantial real world experience in representing and advising clients in matters involving environmental, health, and safety under the following federal statutes, as well as corresponding state and local laws:

Environmental Litigation Takes Experience

The environmental attorneys at of Tecklenburg & Jenkins have extensive litigation experience, representing clients in a multitude of issues before agencies as well as state and federal courts. Our attorneys are equipped to handle numerous environmental law disputes involving claims under CERCLA, RCRA, OPA, CWA and state law. Environmental lawsuit costs can be exorbitant if not controlled from the outset. Our attorneys appreciate the importance of gathering the facts, hiring the necessary experts, formulating an accurate assessment of the potential expenses and liabilities, and working to obtain an early resolution when possible. Our lawyers have the necessary knowledge and experience to represent you in any stage of an agency proceeding or litigation, from initial negotiations with an agency to appeals in state or federal court. Our areas of practice include:

  • Clean Water Act and Related Water Quality Issues

  • CERCLA and Related Pollution Issues

  • Toxic Torts

  • Hazardous Waste Management

  • Public and Private Nuisance

  • Wetlands

  • Consent Decrees

  • Natural Resources Damages

Seek Experienced Representation

If you need legal advice pertaining to the protection of land, wildlife or natural resources or the regulation of harmful emissions into air and water, an environmental lawyer from Tecklenburg & Jenkins, LLC can help. Contact us today!

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