Author: Sean Parker
Whether a property is commercial, industrial, or even residential, environmental issues are becoming more common and more costly for a variety of parties that may be involved. This paper provides an overview of key environmental law concepts for real estate practitioners to help assist in recognizing the risks and identifying tools that lawyers can use to manage those issues. Topics include the foundational principle of “buyer beware, understanding environmental reports, clean-up and reporting obligations, landlord-tenant issues, and wetlands and water bodies.
This paper was presented at LESA’s What Real Estate Lawyers Need to Know About Environmental Law webinar on December 5, 2022.