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Regulatory Compliance

Our Team Navigates Our Clients Through Thorny Regulatory Issues.

Fabian VanCott attorneys help our clients comply with complex and evolving regulations from a variety of federal and state agencies. We have considerable experience with a variety of agencies and their governing statutes, regulations, and administrative processes.

We can help you be proactive with advice about governmental rules and regulations and deal with administrative and regulatory compliance issues before the regulatory and enforcement agencies. Clients also hire us when they are considering actions that could test the limits of existing rules.

When enforcement actions or major incidents do occur, look to our lawyers for proactive, strategic counsel and representation on administrative and regulatory compliance issues. We routinely represent clients in disputes, incidents of alleged non-compliance, and following workplace accidents. We also have experience in contaminated site clean-up, as well as the brownfields redevelopment of contaminated sites.

We provide legal advice and practical strategies to utilities, energy companies, landowners, developers, and public entity clients, such as special districts, and private entities. Our representations have included:

  • Environmental permitting and compliance
  • Mining claim validity determinations
  • Patenting, leasing, and compliance issues
  • Legislative and rulemaking initiatives
  • Legislative advocacy and lobbying
  • Federal notice and comment rulemaking
  • Environmental insurance coverage
  • Phase I and II Environmental Site Assessments
  • Groundwater and surface water remediation efforts
  • Reporting under the Clean Air Act and EPCRA
  • Administrative contest and civil penalty proceedings
  • Administrative appeals to state and federal courts
  • MSHA discrimination complaints
  • MSHA and OSHA accident investigations
  • MSHA special investigations
  • Legal challenges to final administrative rules
  • FOIA requests and related litigation
  • GRAMA and CPRA requests and related litigation
  • Creation of workplace safety and health programs
  • Responding to agency inquiries

Fabian VanCott attorneys have been involved in a vast array of administrative proceedings and responding to agency inquiries. Our experience includes representation before:

  • Interior Board of Land Appeals
  • Interior Office of Hearings and Appeals
  • United States Bureau of Land Management
  • United States Army Corps of Engineers
  • Minerals Management Service
  • Environmental Protection Agency
  • Office of Surface Mining
  • Bureau of Reclamation
  • United States Forest Service
  • Mine Safety and Health Administration (and the FMSHRC)
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration (and UOSH and NVOSHA)
  • Utah Division of Water Rights
  • Utah Division of Wildlife Resources
  • Utah Division of Air Quality
  • Utah Division of Water Quality

Meet our team of talented administrative and regulatory compliance attorneys below.