Natural Resources, Land Use and Administrative Law

Shapiro Law Firm represents land users, including utilities, developers, farmers, mining companies and other stakeholders on a broad range of natural resource, environmental, and general land use issues including:

  • Water Quality and Supply
  • Applications for Certificates of Assured Water Supply (CAWS)
  • Designations of AWS
  • Water Quality Management Planning (208)
  • Platting
  • Rights-of- Way (ROW)
  • Endangered Species and Wetlands
  • Federal Lands Development
  • State Lands Development
  • Energy Development and Transmission
  • Environmental Review and Disclosure
  • Environmental Investigations and Remediation
  • Environmental Enforcement and Litigation
  • Federal and State Permitting and Approvals
  • Federal and State Legislation and Rulemaking

The firm represents clients in permitting, compliance and litigation matters involving multiple state, federal and other governmental agencies, such as Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ), Arizona Department of Water Resources (ADWR), Arizona State Land Department, Arizona Game and Fish Department, Maricopa County Environmental Services Department, Pinal County Environmental Services Department, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM), U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), OSHA, FERC, Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT), Arizona Corporation Commission – Securities Division, Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG), and Central Arizona Association of Governments (CAG). We also provide guidance to clients about specific federal and state land use laws and regulations, including the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the Endangered Species Act, the Clean Water Act, CERCLA and RCRA, the National Forest Management Act, and the Arizona Groundwater Management Act.

Copyright Shapiro Law Firm PC

Phone: 602.559.9575

Arizona's Utility Law Firm

1819 East Morten Avenue,  Suite 280 Phoenix,  AZ 85020