Environmental Violations

Michigan Criminal Defense Attorneys

Novi • Ann Arbor • Detroit • Rochester

Have you violated an environmental law? Are you or your company under investigation by law enforcement or the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) and you do not have an experienced lawyer by your side? Stop! No matter how minor you may think your environmental violation is, it is essential to have a lawyer to fight any charges that you may be facing. Depending on how severe the violation was, you might wind up having to pay cleanup costs or large fines. In more serious cases, it can become a criminal charge, which puts you at risk for jail time.

Are you, your company, or a loved one facing charges regarding environmental violations? Our Michigan Criminal Defense Attorneys can help! Contact our Michigan Criminal Defense Attorneys today at Your Best Defense, PLC.

Examples of common environmental violations include:

  • Illegal toxic substance removal
  • Improperly storing hazardous materials
  • Air contamination
  • Other severe forms of pollution

It may be possible for you to be charged with an environmental violation without you even realizing that you did anything that was considered to be a crime. Many individuals violate important environmental laws. For example, in a recent one year study, approximately 8,354 different petroleum oil spills occurred throughout navigable United States Waterways.

Other environmental violations can include deliberately falsifying environmental reports, failing to maintain a facility at a legal environmental level, disposing hazardous materials improperly, chemical spills, groundwater contamination and much, much more. No matter how minor the offense may seem, it is our important to speak with our attorneys.

Are you, your company, or a loved one facing charges regarding environmental violations? Our Michigan Criminal Defense Attorneys can help! Contact our Michigan Criminal Defense Attorneys today at Your Best Defense, PLC.