Freeborn’s Environmental and Toxic Torts Practice Group is made up of a variety of environmental law practitioners whose skills range from the traditional areas – such as Superfund, hazardous and solid waste, PCBs, and Brownfields – to emerging areas – such as naturally occurring radioactive materials, the Clean Air Act, landfill gas, vapor intrusion, and electronic waste.

Our lawyers also possess hard-to-find experience in the zoning and permitting of waste disposal and treatment facilities, the nuances of landfill gas projects, PCB clean-ups, and the intricacies of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act.

The team’s work also encompasses the following areas:

The Group is lead by Partner Philip L. Comella. Phil has over three decades of experience in environmental law, and a focus on the solid and hazardous waste industry. He regularly counsels operators of landfills, treatment systems, recycling operations, transporters, and waste generators on compliance and permitting matters arising under the environmental laws and Department of Transportation regulations.