Stacy Stotts is a member of the Environmental and Natural Resources group and her practice centers on representing businesses, organizations and individuals in environmental regulatory and administrative matters, enforcement matters, private party suits, compliance counseling, and corporate and property transactions. Stacy strives to provide well-rounded guidance relating to clients’ current legal needs, as well as efficiently identify and mitigate potential complications that might arise down the road.
She has represented clients in the areas of air, water, superfund and hazardous waste law. Her work also includes assisting clients in commenting on proposed agency rulemakings. Her expertise also extends to advising clients on compliance and regulatory obligations in California, including Proposition 65 compliance and obtaining carbon credits.
- Stacy’s work has been with the mining industry, electric utility industry, transportation industry, agribusiness (including ethanol producers), manufacturing companies, chemical companies, municipalities and oil and gas companies
- She has significant experience representing clients regarding compliance and enforcement matters related to the New Source Review, Hazardous Air Pollutant (MACT), and New Source Performance Standard programs under the Clean Air Act. She has a particular focus on assisting clients with emerging GHG Air Regulations promulgated under President Obama’s Climate Change Policy
- Stacy also has specific expertise negotiating with both the state and federal air planning entities on behalf of clients to negotiate air State Implementation Plans and RACT and RACM For facilities located in nonattainment areas for CAA criterion and precursor pollutants.
- She has been involved in numerous civil and administrative enforcement matters before Department of Justice and EPA Region VII resolving alleged violations of air, water, and hazardous waste laws, including resolving superfund liability issues. These matters have also included assisting clients in negotiating administrative orders on consent to remediate contaminated properties under CERCLA and RCRA.
- She has been involved in various private party civil suits to recover remedial response costs under CERCLA, common law and contractual indemnification, and other common law claims