Environmental Compliance Services

For more information about our firm’s Environmental Compliance services, please contact:

Lyle D. Washowich

We help you navigate the environmental compliance landscape

With an increasing emphasis on environmental compliance and enforcement, businesses in today’s regulatory environment face a host of potential issues, including inspections, violations, fines and penalties, and civil litigation.

Burns White’s Environmental Compliance Practice Group attorneys help you navigate these complex rules and regulations, and develop strategies that align with your business objectives. We leverage resources, skills, and experience from the firm’s related practice groups to assist clients from various industries with environmental issues, with a focus on representing business entities faced with citations or private litigation arising out of environmental matters.

Counseling and Compliance

Compliance with federal, state, and local laws, and related litigation:

  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
  • Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA)
  • Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)
  • Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA)
  • Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA)
  • Clean Water Act
  • Environmental contaminants
  • Land use and environmental permitting


  • Toxic tort litigation
  • Chemical exposure and spill litigation
  • Storage tank litigation
  • Insurance defense litigation
  • Natural resources claims
  • Toxic mold claims
  • Appellate litigation
  • Professional liability litigation