Environmental Law & Litigation Attorneys Serving the Roanoke Valley and Southwest Virginia

Environmental Law & Litigation

State and federal environmental laws and regulations are extremely complicated and have the potential to affect businesses and individuals both operationally and economically.  The risks of environmental liability may create serious obstacles to real estate transactions for owners, purchasers, sellers, landlords, and tenants.  We are able to assist businesses and individuals facing potential environmental liability to find to cost-effective and creative solutions for their needs.  Mr. Whitlow has experience in the litigation of claims for damages for clients who have suffered or have been accused of environmental contamination.  Our environmental law practice includes:

  • Brownfields redevelopment, including representing clients in the Virginia Voluntary Remediation Program;
  • Helping clients obtain liability comfort letters from the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality;
  • Analysis of potential environmental liability in real estate transactions, both for buyers and sellers;
  • Assisting clients with issues and potential liability related to petroleum and underground storage tanks, specifically with regard to the Virginia Petroleum Underground Storage Tank Program; and
  • Environmental compliance relating to hazardous waste and Clean Water Act permits.
  • Litigation related to environmental contamination, including suits for damages based on trespass and/or nuisance claims.