Howard Kenison

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Assistant Attorney General, 1979-1981. First Assistant Attorney General, 1981-1985. Deputy Attorney General, Superfund Litigation Section, 1985-1988. Private practice, 1988—. Author: Reporting Releases of Contaminants, Chapter 11, Environmental Regulation of Colorado Real Property (Bradford Publishing Co., 2007); Carbon Offsets From Soils and Forests - A Primer for Colorado Lawyers, The Colorado Lawyer, November 2009; "Governance Through Guidance: Administrative Rulemaking By Interpretation" (Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation's Special Institute on Natural Resources & Environmental Administrative Law and Procedure) (2004); "Uncertain Legal Issues in Natural Resource Damage Actions," Valuing Natural Assets: The Economics of Natural Resource Damage Assessment, published by Resources for the Future, Wash., D.C., 1993. Co-Author: "Enforcement of State Environmental Laws Against Federal Facilities," National Environmental Enforcement Journal, November, 1986; "State Actions for Natural Resources Damages: Enforcement of the Public Trust," Environmental Law Reporter, November, 1987. Chair, Board of Advisors, Colorado Journal of International Environmental Law and Policy, University of Colorado College of Law, 1988—. Chair, University of Denver Sturm College of Law Alumni Council; Past Member, Colorado Board of Parks and Outdoor Recreation. Past Member, Committee on Environmental Issues in Transportation Law of the Transportation Research Board. Past Member and Vice Chair, State Board of the Great Outdoors Colorado Trust Fund. Co-Chair, City and County of Denver's Task Force on Environmental Sustainability for Denver's 1999 Comprehensive Plan Update. Member, Public Affairs Council, Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce. Past Chair, Board of Directors, Colorado Center for Environmental Management. Past Member and Chair, State of Colorado Adoption Intermediary Commission. Past Member, Board of Trustees of Historic Denver, Inc. Member, Leadership Denver Class of 1990-1991, Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce. Who's Who in Professional Services, Denver Business Journal. National Institute for Trial Advocacy; National Program, 1980.

of the American Bar Foundation.

Areas of Practice (12)

  • Air Quality Litigation and Permitting
  • NEPA Litigation for Utility and Transportation Projects
  • Wetlands Permitting and Enforcement Actions
  • Hazardous and Radioactive Waste Facility Permitting and Litigation
  • Water Quality Permitting and Enforcement Actions
  • Superfund and Natural Resource Damage Litigation
  • Environmental Due Diligence in Business Transactions
  • Environmental Audits for Corporate Risk Prevention
  • Environmental Insurance Litigation
  • Administrative Law
  • Energy Law
  • Hazardous Waste

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
303-872-7551  Phone
303-785-1622  Phone
University Attended:
University of Washington, B.A., Business Administration, 1968
Law School Attended:
University of Denver Sturm College of Law, J.D., 1972
Year of First Admission:
1986, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit; U.S. District Court, District of Colorado; 1989, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit; 1972, Colorado
Denver Bar Association
( National Institute of Trial Advocacy )

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Denver, Colorado

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