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:


$1.5 Million Penalty and $5 Million Remedy Focuses Attention On Environmental Compliance

On May 12, 2016 federal and state authorities announced a major settlement of an environmental case involving alleged air and water quality violations associated with a Minnesota sugar beet cooperative operation located in Renville, Minnesota. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) and the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (“MPCA”) netted a $1 million civil penalty for […]

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Steering Clear of Environmental Liability: Contract Drafting is Key

Indemnification clauses, a common element in almost every commercial contract, shift potential costs and liabilities from one contracting party to another. For example, assume that John, who is a musician, enters into a contract with 20th Century Fox Studios to write the theme song for a new movie. As part of the contract, John agrees […]

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