Environment Partner Charlie Williams Hired by City of Danville for Coal Ash Spill Negotiations

According to an article published on May 8th, 2014 by the Danville Register & Bee, Gentry Locke Partner Charlie Williams has been retained to serve as primary negotiator for the City of Danville following the coal ash spill that polluted the Dan River on February 2, 2014.

Williams, who joined Gentry Locke in 1970, is a Senior Partner who heads the firm’s Environmental Law practice group. His work includes advising corporate and municipal clients in the areas of environmental compliance, including enforcement and environmental tort litigation. He has extensive experience in contaminated land renewal and the management of environmental aspects of mergers and acquisitions.

According to the article by writer Denise Thibodaux, “City Attorney Clarke Whitfield said Williams will help guide the city through the various regulatory stages of cleaning up the Dan River and through negotiations with Duke Energy.”

The full article can be found at the Associated Link to the right of this article.


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