Water, Environmental and Natural Resources Law
Sacks Tierney's water and
environmental lawyers can help you achieve your goals in an era of growing regulation and litigation.
Sacks Tierney is a Best Law Firms selectee for Water Law (Metro Tier 2)
Our attorneys handle negotiations, litigation, lobbying, and strategic planning related to groundwater, surface water, effluent and Central Arizona Project water. We have represented municipalities, tribes, developers, the State of Arizona, and the Central Arizona Water Conservation District in water-related matters.
In addition, we have experience in instate and interstate apportionment of water resources, resolution of environmental issues associated with the:
Groundwater Management Act
Water Quality Act
Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)
Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA)
Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA),
commonly known as "Superfund"
Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA)
Clean Water Act
Clean Air Act
Members of this practice
group have represented water and energy utilities before the Arizona Corporation
Commission and frequently practice in administrative proceedings; state, tribal
and federal courts; and arbitrations and mediations. In addition, we prepared
the legal opinion for the State of Arizona on the Law of the Colorado River.