Enforcement action defense and settlement negotiations for alleged unauthorized take under CESA and the Federal ESA for agricultural, mining, and renewable energy projects.
Compliance with AB 32 Cap and Trade Program, including training for reporting of emissions and acquisition of greenhouse gas allowances for fuel supplier.
Enforcement actions defense for alleged violations of California Fish and Wildlife Code Sections 1602, 5937 for various clients
Represented mineral sands developer in obtaining requisite permits to operate a mine in Southern Oregon.
Obtained land use and endangered species take authorization for oil field development.
Assist clients with linear facilities such as gas pipelines traversing jurisdictional wetland areas with endangered species.
Represent clients on aquifer exemptions and other permitting issues relating to Class II underground injection wells.