Christopher Foster has over 30 years of experience assisting businesses and individuals navigate the requirements of local, state and federal environmental regulation. His practice encompasses both administrative proceedings and litigation in state and federal courts, including permitting, enforcement and agency rulemaking activities. Chris has advised and represented clients in matters involving air quality, water rights and water quality, hazardous and toxic substances, endangered species, property development and environmental due diligence.
Governmental regulatory agencies before which Chris has appeared include the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Department of the Interior, the Bureau of Reclamation, the California Air Resources Board, numerous local air quality management districts, the State Water Resources Control Board, numerous regional water quality control boards, the Department of Toxic Substances Control and the California Department of Public Health. Chris’ areas of expertise comprise the federal and state Clean Air Acts, the Clean Water Act, the Federal Insecticide Fungicide and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), the Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA), the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), the Endangered Species Act, the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 (Prop 65), the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).
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Environmental Regulation Update