Hickey & Evans has developed a focus on environmental law. Attorney John Coppede has substantial experience in environmental law, having served as an attorney for the Water Quality Division of the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality. His knowledge and understanding of state environmental laws are invaluable to clients. He handles state and federal environmental matters for corporate clients, including defending and advising them on environmental matters.
The firm’s clients in environmental matters include manufacturing companies, public utilities, mining concerns, oil and gas business, school districts, and individual landowners. The firm undertakes transactional matters such as permitting on public and private lands and environmental compliance audits relating to:
- Hazardous waste
- Water quality
- Soil and groundwater quality
- Air quality
- Wind farms
Hickey & Evans helps clients operate under laws such as the Clean Water At, the Clean Air Act, Resource Conservation and Recover Act, and others. They appear at hearings before the Wyoming Environmental Quality Council and represent clients in state and federal courts.