Property & Groundwater Contamination Practice Area

Practicing in the arena of administrative, legislative, and judicial issues pertaining to groundwater regulation and real property contamination since our founding.

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Overview

Since its inception, Hopping Green & Sams has practiced in the arena of administrative, legislative, and judicial issues pertaining to groundwater regulation and real property contamination. 

We have represented clients in securing appropriate, cost-effective, and responsible cleanup of contaminated sites, and have developed solutions to enable our clients to utilize, buy, or sell property impacted by contamination.

Whether you have recently discovered contamination on your property, manage a contaminated property, or operate a manufacturing or other industrial facility, our lawyers have experience navigating applicable state and federal regulatory requirements. We have negotiated numerous consent orders with federal and state regulators addressing the assessment and remediation of properties with contamination to both groundwater and soil, and where appropriate, we have litigated against state and federal agencies, and third parties on behalf of our clients.

Areas of Service

With decades of collective experience, Hopping Green & Sams routinely assists various industries, businesses, and property owners in solving regulatory, legislative, and judicial issues pertaining to groundwater regulation and real property contamination.

We have represented clients in the electric utility, manufacturing, agriculture, real estate development, and financial services industries as well as individual property owners in securing appropriate, cost-effective, and responsible cleanup of contaminated sites, and have developed solutions to enable our clients to utilize, buy, or sell property impacted by contamination.

Whether you have recently discovered contamination on your property, manage a contaminated property, or operate a manufacturing or other industrial facility with contamination, our lawyers have substantial experience helping clients navigate complex state and federal regulatory requirements. We have negotiated numerous consent orders with federal and state regulators addressing the assessment and remediation of properties with contamination to both groundwater and soil, and where appropriate, we have litigated against state and federal agencies, and third parties on behalf of our clients in these matters.

Situated within the state capital, Hopping Green & Sams is also regularly involved in property and groundwater policy developments before the Florida Legislature and state regulatory agencies including risk-based cleanup and emerging contaminants of potential regulatory interest. The knowledge garnered from this involvement further assists our clients in developing creative and effective solutions to their complex problems.

HGS Groundwater Policy News
Nov 1, 2019
HGS named in 2020 U.S. News – Best Lawyers®”Best Law Firms”
Aug 15, 2019
HGS attorneys recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2020
Jul 15, 2019
Twelve HGS Attorneys among Environmental Permitting Summer School Faculty
by Carl Eldred
Jun 14, 2019
2019 Florida Super Lawyers Recognizes Eight HGS Attorneys

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