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Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes, PLLC

Environment

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What the team is known for

Comprehensive expertise in regard to environmental regulatory compliance. Maintains a broad environmental practice assisting clients with matters such as permitting and licensing, in addition to representing clients in contentious proceedings stemming from oil spills and violations of the CAA. Clients include state authorities as well as domestic and multinational corporations. Possesses extensive experience in enforcement proceedings and litigation regarding both state and national agencies.

Strengths

One source praised the team as being "very responsive to all our requests," adding that the group "provides wise counsel on many different subjects."

Work highlights

Represented the City of Hattiesburg in proceedings related to allegations that the federal Clean Water Act had been violated due to the existence of sanitary sewer overflows in the city.

Notable practitioners

Gene Wasson is an experienced lawyer who is especially active advising clients on environmental issues relating to oil and gas. He is also active advising on other environmental regulatory considerations.
"Great knowledge of the regulations affecting our operations and the courage to provide wise counsel and speak up when the answer may not be appealing to our ears."

John Milner regularly represents industrial clients in environmental enforcement actions, permitting proceedings and natural resource damages cases.
"John has vast knowledge in the field." "A confident lawyer with lots of experience."

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Overview

Brunini's environmental practice group is acknowledged as a statewide leader. Our attorneys have broad experience in both environmental litigation and regulatory proceedings and have defended numerous enforcement actions instituted by the United States Department of Justice, Region IV of the Environmental Protection Agency, and the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality, including actions brought under TSCA, RCRA, CERCLA, the Clean Water Act, the Clean Air Act, the Mississippi Air and Water Pollution Control Law, the Mississippi Solid and Hazardous Waste Law, and the Mississippi Underground Storage Tank Act. The firm has also obtained numerous environmental permits for its clients in proceedings before the Mississippi Environmental Quality Permit Board and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.


Environment Department

Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes, PLLC

firm
Department location

190 East Capitol Street

Suite 100

Jackson

Mississippi

USA

MS 39201

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Mississippi

Environment


Gene Wasson
Band 3
John Milner
Band 1