Environmental Law

Businesses and individuals today face a growing and complex maze of environmental regulations and concerns. Feltmate Delibato Heagle LLP can help.

Practical legal solutions to today's environmental problems

The Environmental Law Practice of Feltmate Delibato Heagle LLP offers a breadth and depth of experience and substantive industry knowledge, government access and professional credibility to assist clients in finding practical solutions to environmental problems. Our Environmental Law Practice also works closely with lawyers from other disciplines to provide an integrated approach to solving our clients’ problems.  

We advise clients in all major areas of environmental law, including:

  • Regulatory compliance, approvals and assessments
  • Defense of compliance and enforcement actions
  • Environmental Audits and Environmental Management Systems (EMS)
  • Assessment and management of environmental risks and liabilities associated with corporate/commercial and real estate transactions
  • Environmental litigation – toxic torts, contaminated property liability and damages, nuisance, trespass and damages
  • Property acquisition, site remediation and Brownfields redevelopment
  • Land use planning
  • Drinking water, source protection, water-takings and waste water
  • Waste management and hazardous and toxic wastes and substances
  • Air quality
  • Pesticide regulation
  • Endangered Species
  • Bankruptcy and insolvency
  • Renewable energy

Feltmate Delibato Heagle LLP also stays solidly informed on the changing trends and decision-making processes pertaining to environmental and natural resources laws, regulations and policies.  Our clients employ us to develop industry, as well as individual business positions on the development of environment and natural resources laws, regulations and policies. We act to ensure these positions are reflected in government actions through participation in the legislative and policy-making process, in administrative hearings and before the courts. 

Our clients include municipalities, conservation authorities, First Nations, land developers, receivers/trustees-in-bankruptcy, and participants in a variety of sectors including waste management and recycling, logistics/transport, agriculture, petrochemical, recreational, engineering/hydrogeological/geotechnical, emerging energy technologies, green energy development and local utilities.