Environmental Law Attorney Practice Group

The attorneys at Hessian & McKasy, P.A.'s Environmental Law Attorney Practice Group represent clients on environmental matters that arise in enforcdement proceedings, litigation, business and real estate transactions. Our lawyers have extensive experience advising companies who face EPA fines. We provide advice as to the process, respond to demands, assist in negotations and appear on behalf of clients in EPA proceedings. We practice in the areas of environmental, administrative, business and real estate law.

Practice Areas

Our experience includes the following areas:


Recognized as Best Lawyer in Minnesota – Environmental Law and Litigation – Environmental

Joseph Maternowski, was named Best Lawyer in the fields of Environmental Law and Litigation – Environmental in Minnesota by Best Lawyers® in 2018. Mr. Maternowski, a shareholder at the Hessian & McKasy law firm in Minneapolis, Minnesota, concentrates his practice on handling the environmental aspects of real estate and commercial transactions with an emphasis on managing the issues […]

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Environmental Covenants – They “Run With the Land”

Concerns about soil vapor intrusion on the rise. At properties where active mitigation systems has been installed, state agencies are often requiring that property owners record environmental covenants. Covenants document background vapor conditions and the need for ongoing operation, maintenance and monitoring of mitigation systems. Environmental covenants run with the land and run in perpetuity. Changes can be made but only with the consent of regulatory authorities.

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