Richard Alonso is a partner in the firm's Environmental Strategies Group in its Washington, D.C. office. He advises manufacturers and energy companies on environmental, permitting, compliance and enforcement issues before state and federal agencies. His practice focuses on Clean Air Act issues such as complex New Source Review applicability and permitting, mobile source regulations, EPA rulemaking efforts, legal challenges to EPA actions, and Clean Air Act enforcement defense and compliance counseling. He also advises companies on multi-media enforcement matters, include Clean Water Act compliance issues.
Mr. Alonso's environmental enforcement defense docket include cases with EPA, States, and national environmental groups. He is called upon by various industrial clients for his knowledge of EPA federal enforcement and how EPA's enforcement office interacts with the rest of the Agency and with national environmental groups.