Mitigating Environmental Liability from Construction Debris and Contaminated Soil
Leveraging Contractual Indemnity, Developing Waste Management Plan, Determining Liability, and Recovering Remediation Costs
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will provide guidance to environmental counsel to mitigate the environmental risks and liability resulting from construction debris and resulting contaminated soil. The panel will offer steps for counsel to all parties involved (landowner, potential purchaser, construction contractor, etc.) to determine which party or parties are liable for clean-up and for recovering remediation costs.
- Risks and liability resulting from construction debris and contaminated soil
- Mitigation of environmental risk
- Determining liability
- Recovering remediation costs
The panel will review these and other key questions:
- What are the potential environmental risks for construction debris?
- What steps can counsel for owners, contractors and subcontractors take to mitigate the environmental risks and liability?
- What best practices can counsel employ to ensure environmental compliance and remediation for cleanup costs?
Following the speaker presentations, you'll have an opportunity to get answers to your specific questions during the interactive Q&A.
Philip L. Comella
Mr. Comella is head of the Environmental, Safety and Toxic Torts Group in the firm’s Chicago office. His... | Read More
Mr. Comella is head of the Environmental, Safety and Toxic Torts Group in the firm’s Chicago office. His practice spans both regulatory counseling and environmental-based litigation. With nearly three decades of experience in environmental law, Mr. Comella’s practice focuses on the solid and hazardous waste industry, as well as construction claims with an environmental component.Close
Scott D. Deatherage
Gardere Wynne Sewell
Mr. Deatherage's practice focuses on permitting, compliance, administrative law and judicial litigation on a... | Read More
Mr. Deatherage's practice focuses on permitting, compliance, administrative law and judicial litigation on a variety of environmental issues including air emissions, wastewater discharges, hazardous waste, hazardous substances and toxic substances. He has significant experience representing oil and gas, industry, finance and real estate clients with respect to environmental matters.Close