Nancy Q. Burke
Nancy Burke handles emerging, cutting-edge environmental issues for clients, using her experience to help them tackle these new challenges. She knows how to navigate the quagmire of environmental and safety regulations for client development projects, mergers and acquisitions, and real estate transactions, or in the ordinary course of a client's business. She represents a range of clients, from energy production and natural resource extraction companies, to agricultural production and food processing. She has significant experience working on behalf of the electrical generating industry on both environmental and state regulatory issues. She also assists with project permitting, including environmental review and agency negotiations.
Nancy defends those facing alleged violations of laws enforced by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Department of Transportation, the Mine Safety and Health Administration, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, and state and local agencies, and she handles appeals of agency decisions. When new rules are proposed, she guides clients in providing public comments and asserting challenges. She also advises on appropriate inquiry due diligence and Superfund matters.