There are many different state and federal environmental laws. Congress has authorized many federal agencies to investigate environmental matters and enforce federal environmental regulations and laws. Most commonly the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) investigates and enforces federal environmental laws. Many states have their own environmental laws specific to their regional needs, and state agencies that enforce these laws. The following are just a few environmental provisions:
There is a multitude of environmental laws specific to region, state and type of industry. An environmental lawyer can help you sift through all the laws and determine which apply to your land or project. An environmental attorney can also help you to comply with the various environmental laws. Additionally, an environmental lawyer can help you if the EPA has begun to investigate or is prosecuting you for an environmental violation.
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