Environmental issues are guaranteed to impact your business, no matter what industry you are in. Unfortunately, there are only 24 hours in a day, making it extremely difficult to thoroughly address these environmental concerns, on top of everything else business owners have to deal with. The good news is that the attorneys of Caufield & James LLP have the knowledge and expertise to help you handle these matters.
What can our attorneys help with?
In 2022, managing your environmental risks is a critical part of maintaining a successful business in California. As your attorneys, we can advise you on:
- Handling contamination issues – Air and water supply contamination are often caused by negligent business practices. For example, toxic chemicals used in dry cleaning (e.g., perchloroethylene (PCE)) can contaminate soil and groundwater for hundreds of years.
- Obtaining and permits – It is important that your business obtains the right licenses and permits for disposal of hazardous waste, underground storage tanks, incineration, and various other purposes.
- Addressing violations and compliance issues – If you have received a notice from a regulatory agency regarding an environmental violation or failure to comply with regulations, your attorney can respond to the notice and help you remedy the issue.
California businesses often need guidance and advise to ensure they are limiting litigation risks and abiding by regulations. The experienced environmental law attorneys at our firm can identify potential risks and do whatever possible to limit your company’s liability. In the event that litigation is necessary, our firm can represent you throughout the legal process.