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Representative Experience

Alaska Seafood Cooperative: Endangered Species Act Fishing Regulations Related to Steller Sea Lions

Marten Law represents Seattle-based fishing companies, Adak Community Development Association and Aleut Corporation in litigation defending the re-opening of the Aleutian Islands to cod and mackerel fishing. More

Alcoa Inc.: Cleanup of Former Aluminum Smelter Site

We assist Alcoa in cleaning up the sites of closed World War II-era aluminum smelters located on the Columbia River. Cleanup activities at both sites include capping impacted river sediments, as well as the cleanup of groundwater, with an eye to the successful redevelopment of the property for modern industrial uses. More

ASARCO LLC: Largest Environmental Bankruptcy in U.S. History

We defended this former mining and smelting company in the first evidentiary estimation hearing in connection with the largest environmental bankruptcy case in United States history. The hearing, at the U.S. More

Cedar Grove Composting: Permitting and Regulatory Compliance

We have represented Cedar Grove Composting for decades and have helped it grow into one of the largest composters in the United States. We have assisted in the expansion of Cedar Grove’s facilities, handling its regulatory work before State and regional air agencies, and permitting work with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Washington State Department of Ecology. More

CERCLA: Manufactured Gas Plant Site

On behalf of a subsidiary to a publicly traded utility company, assisted in the remedial investigation, evaluation for potential cost recovery actions, and insurance defense for a multi-million dollar legacy manufactured gas plant site subject to an agreed order on consent overseen by the U.S. EPA.