Environment

  • Holland & Knight's National Environmental Team consists of environmental attorneys and professionals who have been on the cutting-edge of emerging environmental issues for the past three decades.
  • Members of our team have been instrumental in developing key environmental legislation, regulations and industry standards.
  • We focus on cost-effective and sensible solutions for our clients, offering comprehensive legal counsel on all facets of environmental issues, from regulatory, legislative and transactional issues, to corporate governance, regulatory compliance and litigation.
  • Members of our team integrate environment and land use issues to facilitate timely project approvals.
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Overview

Holland & Knight’s Environmental Team has in-depth, hands-on knowledge of land use and environmental law. Our multidisciplinary team of lawyers and professionals is a national practice group that stays abreast of, and is often involved in developing, legislation, regulations, guidance and consensus-based industry standards affecting numerous industries. Many of our team members have previous experience working in industry, trade associations, agencies, and leadership positions in federal, state and local governments. We draw upon our large-firm resources whenever needed in order to achieve results for clients.

The comprehensive experience of our Environmental Team includes issues such as: brownfields redevelopment; clean air; climate change; coastal issues; compliance auditing and corporate governance; endangered species; energy efficiency; environmental health and safety; environmental issues in corporate and real estate transactions; environmental permit approvals in major project development; green building; Native American Law; litigation, including superfund and toxic torts; natural resources; NEPA and state equivalents; solid and hazardous waste; stormwater; sustainability issues; water pollution; and wetlands. Our Environmental Team is well prepared to represent you as environmental law continues its fast-paced evolution.

Leading Lawyers on Your Side

Holland & Knight's Environmental Team is consistently recognized as one of the leaders in their field by national and international publications. The 2022 U.S. News – Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" guide placed our Environmental practice in its first tier nationally in the category of Environmental Law. The Chambers USA 2021 guide highly ranked our Environmental Law practice for its "strong government background operating coast to coast" in endangered species, land use and brownfield remediation and redevelopment as well as strength in a multitude of environmental subspecialties across the team.

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The Precautionary Principle and Its Application in the Mining Bill
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The Impact of the New Mining Bill on the Sector
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Where Is the Government Going with the Mining Sector?
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Podcast - Energy Transition
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Environmental Protection Areas, an Ace Up Your Sleeve
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Illegal Mining Conflicts, Any Way Out?
Minería al Día con Estefanny Pardo
Challenges of Mining Formalization in Colombia – January 22, 2024
Minería al Día con Estefanny Pardo
Analysis of the Colombian Bill: Ecominerals – January 15, 2024
Minería al Día con Estefanny Pardo
How Does the Colombian Mining Sector Close the Year 2023? – December 11, 2023
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Court Leaves in Place Single-Use Plastic Tax
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Bill on Mining Titles
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Balance of What Energy Transition with Coal Should be Like
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Colombian Summit on Carbon Takes Place in Barranquilla
Cracking Down on Carbon Markets: CFTC and FTC Exercise Heightened Scrutiny
Podcast - Cracking Down on Carbon Markets: CFTC and FTC Exercise Heightened Scrutiny
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Al Paredón with Milton Fernando Montoya
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Whiplash: Navigating WOTUS and the Sackett Decision
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Are Environmental Laws Undermining Environmental, Social, and Economic Progress?
Introducing the Greenwashing Mitigation Team
Podcast – Introducing the Greenwashing Mitigation Team
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The Future of Business and the Impact of Sustainability According to Holland & Knight
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Curtain Raiser with Jose Vicente Zapata, Holland & Knight
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Podcast – Voluntary Carbon Markets: The Road Ahead
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Podcast: A Deep Dive into State Low Carbon Fuel Standards
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Housing Density as a Climate Lever with Scott Wiener
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eRIN Credits, What They Are and What Impact They Will Have on the Biogas Sector in the USA
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Podcast - Cap-and-Trade Programs: A Primer for 2023
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Podcast - Panorama del Sector Minero en Colombia
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Podcast - Where to Next? Transportation and Infrastructure Priorities in the 118th Congress
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Inequality Through California's Environmental Quality Act
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Podcast: An Update on the General Energy and Climate Legislative Landscape
COP27 In Review: It Takes a Village
Podcast - COP27 in Review: It Takes a Village
Análisis Proyecto de Ley para Desarrollar el Ecosistema del Hidrógeno Cero y Bajas Emisiones
Análisis Proyecto de Ley para Desarrollar el Ecosistema del Hidrógeno Cero y Bajas Emisiones
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Podcast: Election Impacts on DOE Funding, Clean Tech Legislation and Energy Innovation
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Al Paredón con Jorge Hernán Peláez
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Al Paredón con Jorge Hernán Peláez
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Starting Tomorrow, a Gallon of Gas Will Rise $200: This Is What Labor Unions and Analysts Say About the Increase
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