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This website provides basic information on laws dealing with environmental protection in the United States, primarily as they affect business and industry, and it describes legal services available to clients of Harvey M. Sheldon, P.C., an Illinois based private law firm experienced in environmental law matters. Information is available on the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, Superfund (CERCLA), RCRA, EPCRA, and other laws and issues. Simply Click on a Link at the left side of this page to find information you are interested in, or use the Contents Page or Search Links provided here and at the foot of every page. 


This site should allow you to obtain general information quickly on many areas of interest in the field of  environmental regulation in the United States.  It is not intended to provide legal advice. You should review any situation requiring legal advice or analysis with your own attorney.   Specific facts and factors often affect the applicability of information and precedent. Rules are subject to change, and applicable law varies from state to state and with the locations and facts involved in specific situations.  The detail involved in the environmental law field makes it very important that legal advice be provided with adequate understanding of a specific situation.


Effective September 1, 2001, Harvey M. Sheldon is affiliated with Hinshaw & Culbertson, a national law firm of some 400 attorneys. Changes to this WebSite are in process. In the meantime, the Web Site may not accurately state or reflect current or accurate information. Information on Hinshaw & Culbertson is available at


My firm provides a range of environmental law counseling and litigation service to business clients, in most environmental law subject areas, including the Clean Air Act, hazardous waste (RCRA), site remediation, the Clean Water Act, Superfund (CERCLA), EPCRA, SDWA, FIFRA and other issues.  I am also available for Dispute Resolution as a neutral facilitator, mediator or arbitrator.   Further information on my firm is available by using the Services Available button and related pages.


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