Because it is constantly evolving, the practice of environmental law requires a unique understanding and knowledge base to ensure complex processes and compliance issues are precisely followed. Dowling Aaron Incorporated’s expertise in environmental and natural resource issues allows the group to reach beyond specific case elements to address and manage underlying issues that could potentially affect the overall project.

With more than 25 years of experience, Dowling Aaron Incorporated has represented entities in both litigation and regulatory actions under all major federal and state environmental laws, including global warming (greenhouse gas emissions), superfund sites, hazardous waste programs, water quality, underground storage tanks, CEQA, dry cleaners and the Endangered Species Act.

Dowling Aaron Incorporated’s Environmental Law Group has substantial experience in the following areas:

  • Common law claims for environmental contamination
  • Underground storage tank regulations and cleanup funding
  • CERCLA representation
  • Dry cleaner regulations and cleanup
  • Environmental audits
  • Environmental review of development projects
  • National pollution discharge elimination system (NPDES) permitting
  • Toxic torts
  • Water quality
  • Emissions credit, trading and reduction
  • Endangered Species
  • Pesticide registrations
  • White collar defense of environmental crimes
  • Air quality regulations and permitting
  • Other environmental permitting

For more information or to schedule an appointment, contact Practice Group Chair, Christopher Brown at the firm’s Fresno office, (559) 432-4500, or email cbrown@dowlingaaron.com.