Safeguarding Your Agribusiness And Complying With The EPA

Real property typically forms the financial foundation of an agricultural business. Environmental compliances issues can threaten that foundation and jeopardize your business's success. At Gordon Law Offices, P.S.C., our Kentucky attorneys have particular experience advising farmers about specific regulatory issues such as the USDA's Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and other federal and state regulatory agencies, including:

  • Environmental Protection Agency
  • Office of Water
  • Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response
  • Superfund
  • Underground Storage Tanks
  • Office of Prevention, Pesticides and Toxic Substances
  • National Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)
  • Army Corps of Engineers
  • Farm Service Agency (USDA-FSA / FSA)
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
  • Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection (KDEP)
  • Division for Air Quality
  • Division of Waste Management
  • Division of Water

You may wonder whether there are any wetlands on your property that are protected by law, or whether you can convert certain properties to farmland. You may have concerns about permits and zoning, especially if protected plant or animal life has been found on your property. You may have already received a letter from any of the federal or state regulatory agencies listed above.

Whatever your concerns, you can count on us to be your diligent advocate. Our firm has been serving Green River area property owners for more than two centuries.