Area of focus

Rulemaking and Legislative Advocacy

Few legal services provide as much return on investment as advocacy in national and state rulemakings and legislation. We help you craft your policy positions and then advocate them before the agencies and U.S. Congress — both before and after rules and legislation have been proposed. 

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Representative experience

Successfully represented largest marketer of recycled coal ash in parallel rulemaking and legislative efforts to have EPA regulate disposed coal ash as a nonhazardous waste.

Prepared comments on EPA’s hazardous waste generator and pharmaceutical waste rules for multiple retail clients and 11 industrial trade associations.

Drafted and advocated for amendments to California’s hazardous waste laws adopted by the California legislature that promote reverse distribution of consumer products.

On behalf of a California public agency, secured congressional authorization for federal loans and loan guarantees for the acquisition of essential wildlife habitat.

Hogan Lovells Publications

EPA Proposed Rule: Management Standards for Hazardous Waste Pharmaceuticals Environment Alert

On August 31, 2015, the Environmental Protection Agency issued a long-awaited proposed rule that would establish sector-specific requirements for the management of hazardous waste...

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Publications

Splitting the Difference on Coal Ash Public Utilities Fortnightly

Industry wins exemption for "beneficial use" but faces tighter rules on impoundments and landfills.

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