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Solid Waste

Evaluating Situations and Developing Solutions

Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr’s Solid Waste Practice Group assists clients in the solid and hazardous waste industry navigate today's complex and changing regulatory environment so that they can meet their short-term and long-term business objectives. With our understanding of both the regulatory climate and our clients' objectives, our attorneys are able to assist clients in realistically evaluating their potential exposures and the regulatory and political obstacles, and developing strategies for achieving their goals.

Experienced Representation: A Range of Situations

Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr's Environmental attorneys provide advice and representation on a wide range of issues in the solid and hazardous waste field, such as:

  • Waste transportation and disposal
  • Landfill and transfer station operations
  • Energy recovery operations at landfills
  • Permitting
  • Dealing with zoning boards and other municipal organizations
  • State licensing requirements
  • Community nuisance issues, such as noise and odor
  • Redevelopment of landfills
  • Closure of landfills

Our attorneys represent various clients, including one of the largest waste disposal companies in the United States, in matters ranging from obtaining permits to litigation to administrative appeals. We also represent many smaller waste transportation and disposal companies, some of which are involved in hazardous waste.

Dealing With Regulators: Avoiding Obstacles

The attorneys in Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr's Solid Waste Practice Group know the industry, and have years of hands-on experience with regulatory agencies in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, and New York. This experience with environmental agencies, courts, and administrative bodies at the local, state, and federal levels, enables our attorneys to counsel clients who must cope with the impact of regulatory impediments to operations or who are facing the challenges of litigation.



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