April 27, 2010

On April 21, 2010 U. S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa P. Jackson announced President Barack Obama’s selection of Susan Hedman to be the Agency’s Regional Administrator for EPA’s Region 5.  Region 5 encompasses Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Wisconsin and 35 Tribal Nations.  Ms. Hedman is charged with overseeing all of the EPA’s regulatory programs in Region 5.  A press release announcing the appointment of Ms. Hedman is found at:http://yosemite.epa.gov/opa/admpress.nsf/0/88c7d65a48d3995e8525770c0070bc6e?OpenDocument.

At Hessian & McKasy’s Environmental Law Attorney Group, we represent clients who are subject to EPA, state and local environmental regulation.  As experienced environmental attorneys, we regularly interact with staff at EPA’s Region 5 Office as well as EPA Regional Offices located across the country.  A map of EPA’s Regional Offices can be found at:http://www.epa.gov/ow/region.html.  Our environmental lawyers represent clients who are subject to EPA permitting and enforcement actions under federal environmental laws including the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), the Clean Water Act, the Clean Air Act, the Toxic Substances and Control Act (TSCA), the Emergency Planning and Community Right-To-Know Act (EPCRA), the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act of 1980 (CERCLA) and other federal environmental laws.

For information about the professional services provided by the Hessian & McKasy Environmental Law Attorney Practice Group, please visit:http://www.enviroattorney.net/practice/professional_services.php

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