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environmental

TPM is a leader in the litigation of environmental issues on behalf of individuals, neighborhood groups, national environmental organizations, and governments


 
 

Our firm has been successful in:

  • Ensuring access to the federal courts by setting landmark precedents on citizens’ standing to sue under the United States Constitution

 

  • Requiring that federal agencies comply with the requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)

 

  • Requiring the clean up of contaminated sites that present an imminent and substantial endangerment to human health and/or the environment under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA)

 

  • Prohibiting public access to hazardous waste contaminated areas in a public park through enforcement of RCRA

 

  • Stopping development of an oil refinery that would have impacted Roosevelt-Campobello International Park and the whale population in the St. Lawrence River

 

  • Stopping numerous companies from discharging pollutants into waterways under the Clean Water Act (CWA)

 

  • Directing monies paid for environmental act violations to local environmental projects, including millions of dollars given to the Environmental Endowment for New Jersey

 

  • Requiring facilities without environmental permits to obtain permits

 

Click here to download the environmental resume of the firm.

 

 
 
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