Environment

A safe and clean environment consistently ranks near the top of the list of issues important to most Californians.  California Strategies professionals work closely with the state’s environmental regulators on a myriad of issues related to California environmental quality.

Air quality issues are a high priority and we have worked extensively to assist our clients with the California Air Resources Board and the local quality management districts on both mobile and stationary sources emissions permitting and policy. We have unparalleled expertise in climate change policy and AB 32 implementation with a particular focus on offsets and market mechanisms.On water quality issues, our team has developed strategies for and assisted clients with State and regional water control board approvals.

Additional areas of focus are on toxics, brownfield remediation and the permitting and management of hazardous waste.

California Strategies has extensive experience in the following environment related areas:

  • Air Quality
  • Air District Permitting
  • Stationary Source Emissions
  • Fuels and Mobile Source Emissions
  • Water Quality
  • Regional Water Board Permitting
  • Stormwater Management
  • Toxics and Remediation
  • Hazardous Waste Facilities
  • Pesticides
  • Proposition 65 Issues
  • Environmental Health
  • Climate Change and AB 32 Implementation
  • Carbon Offsets and Markets
  • Violations and Enforcements
  • Green Chemistry
  • Regulatory Agency/Representation
  • Legislative Advocacy

California Strategies' Environment Experts

Rusty Areias
Rusty Areias
Partner
Sacramento
David Armanasco
David Armanasco
Partner
Central Coast
Craig Benedetto
Craig Benedetto
Partner
San Diego
John Benton
John Benton
Partner
Sacramento
B. B. Blevins
B. B. Blevins
Partner
Sacramento
Anthony Brunello
Anthony Brunello
Partner
San Francisco
Steven Cahn
Steven Cahn
Partner
Los Angeles
Jack Flanigan
Jack Flanigan
Founding Partner
Sacramento
Devon Ford
Devon Ford
Senior Associate
Sacramento
Ted Harris
Ted Harris
Partner
Sacramento
Winston Hickox
Winston Hickox
Partner
Sacramento
Gary H. Hunt
Gary H. Hunt
Vice Chair
Orange County
Joanne Kozberg
Joanne Kozberg
Partner
Los Angeles
Claire van Zuiden
Claire van Zuiden
Partner
Sacramento
Charles Watson
Charles Watson
Associate
Sacramento
Carol Whiteside
Carol Whiteside
Partner
Central Valley