Jeremy Greenhouse advises clients regarding regulatory compliance, permitting, enforcement, rulemaking and litigation matters involving all major Minnesota and federal environmental laws, with a focus on water law.Jeremy has represented businesses in the mining, agricultural, biofuel and energy industries. He regularly helps achieve client goals with state and federal regulatory agencies, including the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and he has argued client cases before Minnesota trial and appellate courts. Jeremy handles a wide range of permitting and compliance matters arising under the Clean Water Act, including issues involving NPDES permits, Section 404 wetland permits, Section 401 certifications, and antidegradation, as well as water issues arising primarily under state law, including Minnesota SDS permits and groundwater regulation. His work includes conducting and challenging environmental review under NEPA and MEPA, as well as advising on Clean Air Act matters. Jeremy also assists clients with regard to brownfields, contaminated property remediation, and legal issues arising under CERCLA and MERLA. Prior to joining The Environmental Law Group, Ltd., Jeremy was an associate attorney in the Environmental, Energy and Natural Resources practice group at Dorsey & Whitney LLP and a founding partner of Greenhouse & Gram LLC. Jeremy joined ELG in 2012 and has been a partner since January 2014. A frequent author and speaker on environmental law matters, Jeremy writes a monthly “Environmental Law Update” for the Minnesota State Bar Association’s Bench and Bar magazine and is past editor of the Federal Bar Association’s Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources newsletter. In addition to his environmental law practice, Jeremy provides pro bono representation for low-income tenants and home buyers, through organizations including the Hennepin County Housing Court Clinic and the City of Lakes Community Land Trust.Jeremy received his Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, from William Mitchell College of Law, where he was associate editor of the William Mitchell Law Review. He also holds a Bachelor of Music degree with honors from McGill University and a Master of Arts degree in musicology from the University of Victoria.
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