Holland & Hart's Project Development Group advises developers, investors, lenders, underwriters, engineering and construction firms, and other project participants in all aspects of global infrastructure development and financing for projects across the mining, oil, natural gas, water, renewable energy, telecommunications, and utilities industries.
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ENVIRONMENTAL & REGULATORY COMPLIANCE
LABOR & EMPLOYMENT
CORPORATE FORMATION & GOVERNANCE
Surface Ownership Litigation
Catastrophic Personal Injury
Eminent Domain and Condemnation
Environmental Permitting and Appeals
CAA, CWA, RCRA, CERCLA, NEPA,
ESA, MBTA, BGEPA, and Air Quality
Solid & Hazardous Waste
Abandoned Mine Land
Wyoming Environmental Quality Council
Wyoming Public Service Commission
Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission
Workplace Safety Training
Emergency Response Training and Management
Land Use and Zoning
Harassment, Discrimination and Wrongful Discharge Litigation
ADA Compliance and Litigation
Professional Employer Organizations (PEO)
Mergers & Acquisitions
Equity and Debt Capitalization
Commercial Finance and Secured Transactions
Complex Real Estate Transactions
National, State, and Local Lobbying
HIGHLIGHTED CASES & PROJECTS
Ruby Pipeline – Holland & Hart provided Ruby Pipeline LLC, a subsidiary of El Paso Corporation, with comprehensive legal advice during the permitting of its proposed 680-mile interstate, FERC-regulated natural gas pipeline. Holland & Hart also represented Ruby Pipeline in multiple appeals to the Ninth Circuit and D.C. Circuit filed by environmental groups and Indian tribes, successfully defeating five motions for injunctive relief to halt construction of the line.
Campbell Hill Wind Project – Holland & Hart served as lead counsel to Duke Energy Renewables in connection with the development and financing of a 99-MW wind generation facility in Converse and Natrona Counties, Wyoming. Development representation included negotiation and drafting of real estate agreements, permitting, interconnection and power purchase agreements with PacifiCorp, and operations and maintenance agreements.
Top of the World Windpower – Holland & Hart served as lead development counsel to Duke Energy Renewables in connection with the development and $231 million financing of a 200.2-MW wind project near Casper, Wyoming. The project was the largest in Wyoming and was featured in the November 2011 issue of North American Windpower. Holland & Hart also advised on permitting issues and negotiated real estate agreements, the turbine supply agreements with General Electric and Siemens, and a power purchase agreement with PacifiCorp.