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The McDonald Law Firm, LLC


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steven p. mcDonald

More than 30 years of experience in air, hazardous waste, water quality and natural resource matters.  Common counsel for PRP Group at largest State-lead Superfund Site in California. Successful prosecution of contribution actions in federal Superfund litigation, including 150 third-party action at major federal Superfund site, cost-recovery from non-settling PRPs at State-lead Superfund site, and numerous private-party cost-recovery actions.

Experienced in defending federal and state enforcement actions and citizens suits, including: CERCLA, RCRA, Clean Water Act, Clean Air Act, Proposition 65; counseling and defense of RCRA and State corrective action orders; Regional Water Quality Control Board cleanup/abatement and cease/desist orders; CalEPA orders regarding hazardous waste cleanup; facility closure and underground storage tanks under California law; and permit and compliance auditing under all environmental statutes.

Prosecuted and defended actions for orders of abatement before South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD), San Diego Air Pollution Control District (APCD) and Imperial County APCD; successfully obtained many variances and permit appeals from SCAQMD and other APCDs throughout California; defended civil and criminal actions alleging violation of California Air Pollution Control Laws


Looking back over the years of success we’ve enjoyed at The McDonald Law Firm, LLC, the most pride comes not from our track record of success, but the real difference we’ve made in the lives of our clients


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