Environmental Law

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In this highly technical and fast developing field of environmental law, Cancio, Nadal, Rivera & Díaz, P.S.C., provides counseling and representation on matters within the regulatory scope of the various federal and local environmental statutes, including:

  • National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)
  • Public Policy Environmental Act of Puerto Rico
  • Federal Air Pollution Control Act (Clean Air Act)
  • Federal Water Pollution Control Act (Clear Water Act)
  • Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA)
  • Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA)
  • Puerto Rico Environmental Emergencies Fund Act (PREEFA)
  • Emergency Planning and Community Right-To-Know Act (EPCRA)
  • Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)
  • Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA)
  • Puerto Rico Solid Management Authority Act (PRSMAA)

In addition to legal representation in judicial and administrative proceedings, the Firm provides other services such as:

  • Legislative and regulatory analysis
  • Identification and evaluation of potential environmental liabilities
  • Procurement of permits and/or licenses
  • Assistance in regulatory compliance, as well as training and instruction in environmental law matters through lectures and seminars
  • Environmental compliance

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