Environmental Law Defense
Stockton, California Attorney Allen Sawyer
The Law Offices of Allen Sawyer serve clients across California from offices in Stockton, Sacramento, and San Jose. Known for providing unwavering criminal defense at both the state and federal level, Federal Criminal Defense Attorney Allen Sawyer has a long track record of successfully defending clients charged with infractions of environmental law and other federal offenses.
Knowledgeable Environmental Law Defense
Federal environmental law involves an array of acts, rules, and regulations, and staying in compliance can be complex. Considering the devastating effects a charge of environmental law violation can have on individuals and businesses, it is important to have on your side an attorney who understands the intricacies of environmental law. Federal criminal defense lawyer Allen Sawyer is experienced in handling environmental law violations charges and knows how best to negotiate with regulatory agencies.
Navigating the Complexities of Federal Environmental Law
Environmental law is broad and covers a range of issues, from pollution to waste management to food production, and more. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is the federal agency authorized to implement environmental laws and ensure companies are in compliance. The following are some of the major federal laws surrounding environmental law to which many companies are subjected.
- 42 U.S.C. Chapter 85 – Clean Air Act (CAA)
- 33 U.S.C. Chapter 26 – Clean Water Act (CWA)
- 42 U.S.C. Chapter 55 – National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)
- 42 U.S.C. § 300g-1 – National Drinking Water Regulations
- 42 U.S.C. Chapter 103 – Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA/Superfund Regulation)
The EPA uses cutting-edge technological measures to monitor companies’ environmental law compliance. This agency regularly shares its findings/suspicions with the Department of Justice and other federal authorities like the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The EPA coordinates with these agencies to pursue civil or criminal investigations into companies suspected of environmental law violations. Such an investigation can have a number of negative results for a company, including injunctive relief and site investigations, hefty civil fines, criminal penalties, or even jail time. Beyond these consequences is the fallout related to lost business relationships and reputational damage. If you have been accused of violating environmental laws or suspect you will be, you need to immediately contact an experienced federal environmental law defense attorney. Allen Sawyer provides informed legal guidance on a range of litigation issues related to environmental law.
Successfully Fighting Federal Crimes
Fighting Charges of Environmental Crimes
Even well-meaning companies can make mistakes that amount to environmental law violations. For legal advice on risk management and staying compliant with environmental law regulations, or for knowledgeable, aggressive mitigation or defense against civil or criminal charges related to environmental law, be sure to immediately secure a federal criminal defense attorney who will work tirelessly to protect your company’s good name. Contact The Law Offices of Allen Sawyer today for a free initial consultation.
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If you’ve been charged with a federal crime, it is essential that you secure representation by a California criminal defense attorney who does not shy away from the challenges of criminal defense at a federal level. California federal defense attorney Allen Sawyer knows how tough federal prosecutors can be. Having spent a portion of his career as a prosecutor uniquely equips him to anticipate and defend against the most skilled of federal prosecutors. If you’ve been charged with a federal crime, time is of the essence. Don’t wait: Contact The Law Offices of Allen Sawyer today.