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:


What is Tetrachloroethylene (PCE)?

Tetrachloroethylene, also known as perchloroethylene, PERC or PCE, is a nonflammable, colorless chemical that exists as a liquid at room temperature.  PCE is and was widely used in dry cleaning operations.  Like its cousin trichloroethylene (“TCE”), PCE is a potent solvent and is used to dry clean fabrics and to degrease metal parts. https://www.enviroattorney.net/what-is-trichloroethylene-tce/  PCE […]

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What is Trichloroethylene (TCE)?

Trichloroethylene, commonly referred to as TCE, is a colorless, nonflammable chemical compound with a sweet odor.  Imperial Chemical Industries invented TCE in Britain in the early 20th century. TCE was initially marketed for use as an anesthetic to replace chloroform, which was believed to be more toxic, and ether, which had an unpleasant smell. TCE soon found […]

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