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Natural Resources

Arkansas is a state rich in natural resources. No other firm in Arkansas matches PPGMR’s experience in navigating issues associated with the protection, use, development, and extraction of natural resources, encompassing surface water, oil and gas resources, forest resources, hard rock minerals, and fish and wildlife resources. Our attorneys have technical training and decades of legal experience dealing with natural resource issues, including:

  • Critical groundwater area designation
  • Wetlands
  • Defense of oil and gas E&P damage claims
  • Constitutional takings
  • NEPA claims
  • Surface water allocation
  • Minimum stream flows
  • Wetland construction permits
  • Regulatory interpretation and litigation
  • Natural resources damage claims
  • Endangered Species Act issues

Our lawyers are adept at working with multiple agencies involved in natural resources issues, such as the Arkansas Oil & Gas Commission, Arkansas Soil & Water Conservation Commission, Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality, Arkansas Pollution Control & Ecology Commission, Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission, Arkansas Forestry Commission, and a host of federal agencies.