Environmental Regulatory & Liability Overview

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  • Common Law Environmental Claims

  • Delegation of federal CAA, CWA and RCRA program authority to States and Tribal Nations

  • Administrative Procedure Act Rulemaking Process

  • Executive Orders

  • Civil Liability for Violations of Environmental Standards or Orders

  • Civil Penalty Negotiation Strategies

  • Civil Monetary Penalty Inflation Adjustment Rule

  • Civil Liability for Environmental Response Actions Under CERCLA and other statutes

  • Criminal Liability including the Responsible Corporate Officer Doctrine

  • Strategies to Address Citizen Suit Exposure

The Emergency Planning & Community Right-To-Know Act (EPCRA)

  • Emergency Planning Requirements

  • Emergency Release Reporting Requirements under EPCRA & CERCLA

  • Tier I and Tier II Reporting

  • Toxic Release Inventory Reporting

  • Potential Exposure from Overlapping Environmental Reporting Obligations under EPCRA and other statutes

The Clean Water Act (CWA)

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Waters of the United States Rule Changes

Learn the Latest Updates

  • Statutory Overview

  • Waters of the United States (WOTUS)

  • National Pollutant Discharge Management System (NPDES) Program

  • Pretreatment Program

  • Storm Water Management, Planning and Permitting

  • SPCC Compliance and Planning

  • Wetlands Permitting

  • CWA Enforcement Issues including NPDES citizen suit exposure


Clean Air Act (CAA)

Major provisions and updates

The Clean Air Act (CAA)

  • Statutory Overview

  • National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS)

  • State Implementation Plan (SIP) Standards and Limitations

  • New Source Review (NSR) Program

  • New Source Performance Standards (NSPS)

  • National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAPs)

  • Title V Permitting Program

  • CAA Strategic Permit Considerations

  • Risk Management Program (RMP)

  • CAA Refrigerant Management Program

  • CAA Enforcement Issues

The Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA)

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  • Statutory Overview

  • Definition of Solid Waste

  • Identification of RCRA Hazardous Wastes: Characteristic and Listed

  • Mixed Wastes, Mixture Rule, Derived From Rule, Contained In Principle

  • Universal Wastes

  • Generator, Transporter and Treatment, Storage & Disposal Standards

  • Hazardous Waste Generator Improvement Rule

  • New Hazardous Waste Pharmaceutical Rule

  • RCRA Day-to-Day Operations

The Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA)

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  • TSCA: Managing PolyChlorinated Biphenyl (PCBs) issues

  • TSCA: Managing Lead Based Paint (LBP) issues

  • TSCA: Managing Asbestos issues

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Environmental Audits and Inspections

  • Environmental Management Systems

  • Developing an Environmental Audit

  • ISO 14001 or Self Certifications

Underground Storage Tank (UST) Compliance

  • Introduction to UST systems

  • UST owner and operator requirements

  • UST inspections and new fuels compatibility

  • LUST corrective actions and clean up issues

Underground and Aboveground Tanks


Aboveground Storage Tank (AST) Compliance

  • Introduction to AST systems

  • AST owner and operator requirements

  • AST inspections and new fuels compatibility

Hazardous Materials Transportation (HMT) Compliance

  • DOT shipping requirements

  • DOT placarding and labeling

  • Hazmat tables

  • North American Emergency Response Guidebook (NAERG)

Hazardous Materials Transportation




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Understanding your regulatory compliance OBLIGATIONS

Helping you prepare for EH&S inspections