EKI has provided technical litigation support on behalf of municipal and industrial clients as part of citizen lawsuits filed by environmental groups for alleged violations of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (33 U.S.C. § 1251 et seq.). Some of EKI’s industrial client sectors include scrap recycling, residential waste management, lumber mills, metal manufacturing, confined animal feeding operations, and oil and gas exploration and production.
EKI can assist clients in evaluating plaintiff’s claims, preparing technical responses, conducting facility compliance audits, preparing stormwater pollution prevention plans, designing and implementing stormwater monitoring programs and best management practices. EKI frequently participates in negotiations with technical experts representing the plaintiffs as well as on behalf of the clients during settlement negotiations.