Environmental Contamination

– Practice Area

Waterloo Region Municipal Lawyers for Environmental Contamination Issues

As governments at all levels become more involved in environmental issues, regulations have been steadily increasing in recent years, resulting in more stringent enforcement and significantly increased penalties for infractions.

Addressing environmental legal issues requires specified and technical knowledge of the extensive and complex provincial and federal environmental regulatory framework and related legislation. The municipal lawyers at Duncan, Linton LLP have been guiding clients for over 150 years and have gained significant experience advising on matters related to contaminated sites. We have acted for both public sector and private clients, including some of the largest environmental consultants in the province, advising them end-to-end on all matters pertaining to environmental contamination including:

  • remediation and site assessment
  • managing and avoiding risk
  • the risk assessment process
  • offsite migration of contamination
  • obtaining a record of site condition
  • defense of regulatory prosecutions

We take pride in our attentive client service and devote the time needed to provide personalized, effective solutions to our clients’ most pressing problems.

Environmental Contamination Issues

Contamination issues range from the remediation of known brownfields, to the discharge and migration of pollutants, to asbestos contamination, to litigation surrounding landfills.

Environmental contamination issues can be catastrophic and expensive for all parties involved, often leading to protracted litigation involving multiple experts and numerous parties. Claims in this area have become increasingly complex and technical, and damages as well as the risk of personal liability for individuals associated with corporations have significantly increased.

At Duncan, Linton LLP in Waterloo, our municipal lawyers act as trusted and knowledgeable advisors on a wide range of environmental contamination matters. Drawing upon our deep base of knowledge, we strategically and effectively guide our clients through this complex and risky area of law.

Waterloo Municipal Lawyers at Duncan, Linton LLP Advising on Environmental Contamination Issues

Contact the lawyers at Duncan, Linton LLP for in-depth and technical legal advice on all aspects of environmental contamination issues. As the oldest independent law firm in Waterloo Region, we are well respected and provide exceptional client services. Call us at (519) 886-3340 or contact us online for a consultation.