Environmental Law

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Environmental Law

environmentCurtin & Heefner LLP provides aggressive representation to property owners, municipalities, non-profit corporations, businesses and grassroots community groups in protecting their environmental interests. Our environmental law lawyers provide strategic advice and creative approaches to problem solving in an effort to best meet the needs of our clients. Our services include:

Gas Drilling / Marcellus Shale

Our environmental law attorneys represent property owners, municipalities, community groups, and environmental advocacy organizations in all aspects of gas drilling, from negotiations over lease terms to all phases of litigation before administrative agencies and courts, from ordinance drafting to defending against preemption and due process claims, and from permit approvals to appeals.

Environmental Hearing Board

Our attorneys represent landowners, municipalities and environmental advocacy organizations in DEP permit appeals before the Pennsylvania Environmental Hearing Board.

Municipal Proceedings

Our environmental law lawyers appear before municipal bodies on behalf of property owners and residents in connection with proposed large-scale developments. We advocate for our clients in connection with subdivision and land development applications, variance requests, and special exception and conditional use applications.

State & Federal Litigation

The attorneys of Curtin & Heefner LLP litigate environmental claims in state and federal court, from pre-trial proceedings, through trials and appeals.