Practice Areas


The environmental attorneys at Jones Cork, LLP have established an excellent reputation in Middle Georgia and elsewhere in the State in many areas of environmental law, regulation, and litigation (listed below). These attorneys represent large corporations, small businesses, government entities, lenders, and individuals in a broad range of environmental matters. Their experience ranges from infrastructure development and associated land contracts and business transactions, to environmental permitting and permit litigation in administrative and court proceedings, wetland mitigation permitting and bank development, and environmental litigation under state and federal environmental statutes and common law environmental claims.

  • Environmental permitting, including solid waste facilities, wetlands permitting and mitigation, air quality permits in association with qualified engineers, and storm water permitting
  • Environmental regulatory advice and representation before state and federal environmental agencies and in administrative enforcement matters including, but not limited, to CERCLA EPA multi-party enforcement actions, Clean Water Act, and Georgia Hazardous Site Response Act
  • Environmental facility infrastructure and industry development
  • Advising businesses, developers, lenders, buyers, and sellers concerning environmental issues in real estate, business, and lending transactions
  • Development and permitting of environmental mitigation “bank” projects
  • Government and private cost recovery actions under federal Superfund law and Georgia Hazardous Site Response Act
  • Defense of “citizen suits” under federal Clean Water Act and other federal environmental statutes
  • Toxic tort litigation under environmental statutes and common law nuisance and trespass claims
  • Land acquisition and zoning/land use permitting for environmental facility projects
  • Underground storage tank regulation
  • Legal protection of property rights

Environmental Law Attorneys

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