Foley & Mansfield has represented public and private sector companies nationwide in responding to toxic releases and industrial accidents having potentially adverse environmental consequences. We have extensive experience with waste management, groundwater pollution, sampling / testing issues and chemical, refinery and industrial plant incidents.

In addition to legal experience, we have attorneys with environmental backgrounds and experience, and relationships with industry-leading engineers and scientists with significant expertise in environmental, pollution and hazardous materials. 

Foley and Mansfield attorneys have handled and responded to state and federal environmental claims including RCRA and CERCLA, dealing with both state and federal agencies.  

Recently, the Firm represented a tank testing company in a federal court RCRA citizens suit alleging that the testing company’s activities had resulted in a release of fuel oil into the environment. We also recently represented an environmental testing company in a claim that its water sampling had cross contaminated the claimant’s water supply, and we have handled cases involving claims of improper handling / storage of hazardous waste streams.  
 

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Michael W. Haag

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Successfully Defending Environmental Law Case Against the City of Pomona, California

In June 2006, the U.S. District Court of Central California found in favor of Calsol, Inc. a chemical distribution company no longer in use, in a long-running environmental law case alleging chemical contamination on a site in the city of Pomona.

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Jana Simmons Prevails in Environmental Matter Before United States Supreme Court

On October 6, 2014, the United States Supreme Court granted the Request of Jana Berger Simmons, a partner in Foley & Mansfield’s Detroit, Michigan office, to deny a Petition for Writ of Certiorari filed by plaintiffs following a lengthy battle in the Michigan state courts.

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Miami Partner Beraton J. Whisenant, Jr. Appointed Chair of the Florida Bar Grievance Committee "L" for the Eleventh Judicial Circuit

Miami Partner Beranton J. Whisenant, Jr. has been appointed Chair of the Florida Bar Grievance Committee “L” for the Eleventh Judicial Circuit servicing Miami-Dade County, Florida.

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