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Our clients encounter environmental issues and regulation in business acquisition and divestiture, property acquisition and development, permitting and environmental review, product development and manufacturing, and even litigation or agency enforcement. We partner with clients to navigate the regulatory maze by identifying environmental issues, obtaining necessary approvals and staying in compliance, all while meeting business goals. Our clients rely on us to help resolve their ongoing environmental compliance and operations issues, as well as discrete one-off matters.

Our Approach

Our attorneys assist clients in all stages of the regulatory continuum, from those that work with permit conditions on a daily basis, to regular participants in agency proceedings, to those that only encounter environmental issues when acquiring or selling businesses or land, to those that are surprised when an environmental issue arises. We practice before federal and state environmental regulatory bodies on a daily basis, including the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Minnesota Environmental Quality Board, and the United States Environmental Protection Agency, to name a few. Our lawyers also regularly advocate on behalf of our clients in environmental matters before state and federal courts, the Minnesota Office of Administrative Hearings and other regulatory settings. If your company has an environmental issue, our team can help you resolve it.

Clients Include

  • Manufacturers
  • Energy developers
  • Public utilities
  • Real estate developers
  • Oil and gas companies
  • Mining companies
  • Energy cooperatives
  • Federal and state contractors
  • Mining operators
  • Resellers
  • Retailers


  • Environmental review
  • Due diligence and opinions
  • Environmental enforcement actions
  • Air, water, stormwater, hazardous waste and other environmental permits
  • CERCLA and state superfund litigation
  • Brownfields
  • Real estate development
  • Land use
  • Mining
  • Compliance counseling