Environmental Litigation & Disputes: Environmental Response Cost Allocation

Gnarus experts have been involved in allocating environmental response costs and other damages among multiple parties at over 250 contaminated sites, working both for individual parties and as a neutral fact finder and allocation consultant on behalf of large and diverse potentially responsible party groups. Our experience includes landfills, mining sites, manufacturing plants, waste reclamation and recycling facilities, rivers, urban waterways and areas with regional groundwater contamination.

We also provide testimony on issues related to the equitable distribution of cleanup or damages using principled and proven cost allocation approaches. Our skills include:

  • Allocation-related database development
  • Causation analysis
  • Cost allocation analysis
  • Cost modeling
  • Potentially responsible party investigation and nexus package development
  • Response cost validation
  • Strategic planning for negotiation of response costs shares