Robert L. Burns Jr.
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Robert L. Burns Jr.

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Pittsburgh, PA
 
 
 
  • Represented an anthracite coal producer in merger and financing negotiations.
  • Represented an industrial company regarding environmental issues associated with the acquisition of 11 industrial facilities through the United States.
  • Represented a lender regarding secured credit facilities made to coal mine owners and operators in several states.
  • Represented a REIT regarding environmental issues involved with its purchase of portfolios of multiple properties.
  • Represented a waste management company regarding development of mobile water processing operations for Marcellus Shale development in Pennsylvania and West Virginia.
  • Represented a petroleum refiner in a potential class action regarding allegations of groundwater contamination from its facility and neighboring facilities.
  • Represented a Pennsylvania university regarding architectural contract for development of "green" academic building planned for Silver LEED certification.
  • Represented a natural resources company regarding the acquisition of a longwall coal mine in Montana.
  • Represented a midstream natural gas company regarding a permit appeal in which petitioners asserted that air source aggregation principles should be applied.
  • Represented an industrial company regarding alleged NPDES permit violations in West Virginia.
  • Represented a maintenance contractor in negotiations with plant owner, the United States Department of Justice and USEPA regarding Clean Air Act violations.
  • Represented an industrial company regarding acquisition of a mining company with operations in Kentucky and Tennessee.
  • Represented the purchaser of a Gold LEED certified commercial building constructed on brownfield property.
  • Represented an industrial company regarding environmental issues and permits associated with the acquisition of an industrial facility in Virginia.
  • Represented a developer with regard to construction contracts for significant redevelopment projects in two airport terminals.
  • Represented mining companies and a natural gas company in a mineral transaction that straightened and simplified a 50-mile boundary between two separately-owned coal reserves in Pennsylvania and West Virginia.
  • Represented a Pittsburgh non-profit regarding the acquisition, development, financing and construction of an arts and cultural center.
  • Represented a natural gas company regarding an alleged release of produced water associated with Marcellus Shale development.
  • Represented an automobile parts manufacturer regarding environmental issues and permits associated with the acquisition of industrial facilities in Indiana and Ohio.
  • Represented a western Pennsylvania college regarding construction of new campus buildings.
  • Represented a financial institution regarding architectural and construction contracts for the design and construction of a new LEED Platinum office tower in Pittsburgh.
  • Represented a Pittsburgh nonprofit regarding the acquisition, development, financing and construction of a retail and grocery development.
  • Represented a natural gas company regarding alleged regulatory violations associated with casing of Marcellus Shale wells.
  • Represented a coal mining company regarding its mineral leasing program in Pennsylvania.
  • Represented a midstream natural gas company regarding permitting and land use issues associated with the construction of new pipelines and related compressor stations to serve Marcellus Shale wells.
  • Represented a major municipal sewer authority in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania in negotiations with state and local regulators and numerous neighboring municipalities regarding compliance with Clean Water Act mandates concerning sanitary sewer overflows
  • Represented a Native American tribe regarding the construction of a tribal casino.
  • Represented a wind energy company regarding its wind farm leases in Pennsylvania coal county.
  • Represented an industrial company regarding construction issues associated with the development of a water treatment plant to serve the oil and gas industry.
  • Represented the purchaser of golf and ski resort in New York with regard to environmental permitting and regulatory aspects of transaction.