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COVID-19 Advisory to Clients

We are committed to helping our clients navigate the many operational and legal complexities presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, including:
  • Negotiating adjusted compliance timelines and requirements with federal, state and local regulatory agencies;
  • Assessing the impact of economic distress on environmental indemnity obligations
  • Navigating the complexities of environmental issues in loan workouts and bankruptcies;
  • Assessing potential coverage for environmental losses and business interruption under pollution legal liability insurance policies;
  • Determining whether environmental investigation and remediation activities are deemed essential under state and local guidance;
  • Assessing the extent to which state and local directives may excuse non-performance under construction and remediation contracts;
  • Assessing alternative means of complying with public notice and public meeting requirements under federal, state and local environmental impact review and permit proceedings;
  • Developing alternative facility compliance strategies that account for reduced staff and resources.
We invite our existing clients to email any COVID-19 questions to; our virtual hotline team will respond to straightforward questions without charge. For more complex questions, we will refer you to an appropriate SPR attorney for further guidance.