LITTLE ROCK – Attorney Allan Gates served on the faculty for the Environmental Law Institute’s 27th Annual Eastern Boot Camp on Environmental Law in Washington D.C. His presentation covered the scope of the Clean Water Act in light of recent citizen suits that have challenged groundwater injection, pipeline leaks, combined sewer overflows and releases from coal ash storage ponds and landfills.
Gates currently practices in the areas of environmental, environmental and toxic tort and commercial litigation. He is counsel to private parties, public interest groups and trade associations in non-environmental regulatory matters and appears regularly before state agencies, including Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality and Arkansas Pollution Control and Ecology Commission. Gates also serves as defense counsel in hazardous waste and Superfund actions before state agencies, EPA and in state and federal court.
About Environmental Law Institute
Since 1969, Environmental Law Institute (ELI) has played a pivotal role in shaping the fields of environmental law, policy and management, domestically and abroad. ELI is an internationally recognized, non-partisan research and education center working to strengthen environmental protection by improving law and governance worldwide. They deliver insightful and impartial analysis to opinion makers, including government officials, environmental and business leaders, academics, members of the environmental bar and journalists.
About Mitchell Williams
Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard, P.L.L.C. is a 92-attorney corporate law firm that provides strategic and comprehensive legal services to help clients achieve their goals. Established in 1954, the firm has offices in Little Rock, Rogers and Jonesboro, Arkansas and Austin, Texas. For more information, visit MitchellWilliamsLaw.com.