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Environmental

The attorneys in our environmental law practice guide clients through the myriad environmental issues that may arise in real estate, corporate, and financial transactions, including those involving mergers and acquisitions, and assist with resolution of complex environmental disputes and litigation in a client-centered and cost effective manner.

The firm's experience, including related work within our inter-disciplinary Real Estate, Environmental and Energy Department, includes the incentivization, financing, development, construction, and regulation of alternative/renewable energy, Brownfields, clean technology, and sustainable real estate, construction, and remediation/redevelopment projects. Our experience in these areas has helped our clients carry out revenue-generating deals that take advantage of new markets and opportunities created by regulatory change.

We assist companies representing a wide variety of industries with a broad range of regulatory issues, including the Connecticut Transfer Act, state and federal environmental permitting (including air, water, and waste), and the complexities of wetlands and National Environmental Policy Act ("NEPA") law.

Our environmental litigation and dispute resolution experience includes resolution of matters in involving hazardous waste and substances (e.g., PCBs); regulation of dry cleaning establishments; alleged air, water, and waste permit violations; mold; asbestos; and nuisance odors.

Wiggin and Dana's environmental attorneys' experience includes prior service with federal and state government agencies, and they lecture and publish frequently on a wide variety of environmental topics.