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Helping clients navigate environmental regulation and litigating their contested cases.


George helps clients in the oil and gas and other industries with environmental regulatory matters, including assistance with environmental permitting applications, environmental compliance, regulatory advice, responding to notices of violations, negotiating consent assessments of civil penalties, and litigation before the Environmental Hearing Board.  Services include:

  • Article I sec. 27 advice and compliance

  • Pennsylvania Oil and Gas Act and Chapter 78a advice and compliance

  • advice on additional statutory and regulatory programs applicable to oil and natural gas development

  • permit application reviews for statutory and regulatory compliance 

  • advice on technical guidance/policy documents issued by PADEP

  • advice on oil and gas methane emission regulation

  • advice on pending legislation and rulemakings

  • assistance with NOV responses

  • assistance with negotiating CACPs and consent decrees

  • litigation before the Environmental Hearing Board

  • appeals to Commonwealth Court from EHB decisions

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