Expert Testimony and Litigation Support
Scientific experts often provide crucial facts and opinions for litigation related to environmental science and policy, permitting, and contamination events. Downstream Strategies offers expert testimony, litigation support, and subject-matter expertise for a wide range of environmental issues. Our team of highly-credentialed environmental professionals works with a number of law firms and individual clients on cases involving water, soil, air, and dust contamination.
- National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permits, including antidegradation requirements
- Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act (SMCRA) mining permits
- Quarry permits
- Public Service Commission certificates of convenience and necessity and siting certificates
Perrine DuPont Settlement
Downstream Strategies worked towards the remediation of a property impacted by heavy metal contamination during the Perrine DuPont settlement in West Virginia. Project tasks included providing technical recommendations for the design and oversight of a soil and interior dust sampling program, presenting at public meetings, and providing expert testimony in a courtroom setting.