Projects that need land, air and water permits before they put a shovel in the ground are represented by Schwabe.


  • Coordinated engineering design and permitting to maneuver a seafood-processing company through a complex but fast-tracked permitting process in order to obtain funding through state and local financing, grants and agreements.
  • Advised investor in acquisition of portfolio of power plants, including negotiating environmental contractual terms, conducting environmental due diligence, and coordinating permit transfers.
  • Counseled client through air permitting violation resulting in largest penalty reduction in agency history.
  • Worked with client to develop permitting strategy for the development of renewable diesel facility, including air and wetland permits as well as National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), Endangered Species Act (ESA), and land use.
  • Guided farmers through the process of obtaining wetlands and water-right permits to build new storage in the Willamette Valley.

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