Woods Rogers’ Environmental Compliance group provides counsel on environmental enforcement actions, which can carry substantial penalties, impair business operations, and jeopardize customer relations, often for an extended period of time.
Woods Rogers attorneys have prosecuted environmental enforcement actions on behalf of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, the Virginia Marine Resources Commission, the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, the Department of Health, and each of the Commonwealth’s environmental boards and agencies.
Our long-standing relationships with state and federal environmental regulators enable us to defend clients in both civil and criminal environmental enforcement actions in a cost-effective manner.
Our attorneys counsel clients to avoid enforcement pitfalls where possible, while vigorously defending enforcement actions when necessary. Our lawyers also litigate environmental-related civil actions, including public and private nuisance suits, toxic tort litigation, and commercial contract.