William L. Patberg has over thirty years of experience in both the administrative and judicial aspects of the environmental law representing clients of all sizes in a wide variety of industries. His principal areas of practice are air and water pollution control matters. In connection with this practice, Bill has been admitted to and has appeared before the U.S. Supreme Court, the United States Courts of Appeals for the Third, Sixth, Seventh and D.C. Circuits, the United States District Courts for the Northern District of Ohio and the Northern District of Indiana, the Ohio Courts of Common Pleas, Courts of Appeals, and Supreme Court, the Ohio Environmental Review Appeals Commission, and, pro hac vice, the Appellate Court of Illinois, 1st Judicial District and the Indiana Office of Environmental Adjudications. He has regularly appeared before and has been involved in negotiations with the United States Environmental Protection Agency and the Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois and Pennsylvania and Florida environmental agencies in connection with a wide variety of different rulemakings, permits, enforcement and other administrative proceedings. He has extensive experience assisting companies in identifying and anticipating their compliance obligations, in developing and obtaining agency approval of cost-effective means of achieving their business goals in a manner consistent with environmental requirements, and in defending companies against claims of noncompliance brought by federal and state agencies and environmental groups. Bill is a frequent speaker at federal, state and local symposia and seminars on a wide variety of air and water pollution control issues.
Bill is currently primarily focused on representation of refining industry clients and assisting those clients in complicated New Source Review and permitting matters, as well as U.S. EPA's continued efforts at New Source Review enforcement matters in the refining industry.
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