Environmental Law & Land Use Management

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ABA Section of Environment, Energy and Resources

Environmental Protection Agency

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

Minnesota Pollution Control Agency


U.S. Department of the Interior

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Environmental and land use regulations have created a complicated, continually evolving legal landscape. Those regulations cover a wide spectrum of issues, including land use, zoning powers, eminent domain, the manufacture, use, and disposal of hazardous substances, solid waste disposal sites, and the protection of natural resources.

For corporate and governmental clients, Gray Plant Mooty's Environmental Law & Land Use Management team is the go-to resource for navigating one of the most unique and far-reaching regulatory systems in the world.

Our Experience in Environmental Law

With experience spanning the history of modern environmental and land use law, our team takes pride in developing creative solutions to the complex challenges you face. We assist with a variety of concerns, including:

  • Above-ground and underground storage tank permitting and remediation
  • Air and water permits
  • Condemnation, zoning, and land use proceedings
  • Environmental audits and assessments
  • Indoor air and vapor intrusion
  • Insurance recovery for environmental cleanup costs, property damage, and bodily injury claims
  • Land use planning, redevelopment, brownfields, and related issues, including tax increment financing and public grant programs
  • Odor issues
  • Regulatory and administrative challenges
  • Solid and hazardous waste management issues
  • Superfund cost recovery, allocation of financial responsibility, and remediation of sites
  • Toxic tort issues including asbestos, mold, and mercury
  • Wetlands regulation

Representative Clients

  • City of Rochester
  • Martin Marietta Aggregates, Inc.
  • University of Minnesota
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