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Farella Braun + Martel Launches Environmental Release Reporting Mobile Site

December 11, 2013 Press Release

SAN FRANCISCO, December 11, 2013: Farella Braun + Martel LLP’s Environmental Law Department announces the launch of its mobile site, www.farellareleasereporting.com, to better serve the needs of its clients. Specifically developed for use on smartphones and tablets, the user-friendly mobile site provides clients with the reporting requirements under federal and California law for spills and other releases into the environment.

 

“We are excited to provide a convenient new way to deliver this service to our clients,” said James Colopy, chair of Farella’s Environmental Law Department. “Now our clients have instant access to critical information when they need it and where they need it.”

 

The release reporting mobile site serves as a reference guide summarizing major federal and California release reporting requirements for accidental spills from hazardous waste and substances to sewage, oil and petroleum products, PCBs and asbestos. The site features links to key sections of relevant laws, details on how and when to report and click to call links to phone numbers for federal and state agencies. Integrating with the native capabilities of mobile devices, information on the site can be shared and bookmarked. An additional feature added to the reference guide is the “Release Response & Reporting” page, outlining initial steps to take and what to document.

 

Farella Braun + Martel represents clients throughout the United States and abroad in sophisticated business transactions and high-stakes commercial, civil and criminal litigation. Farella lawyers are known for their imaginative legal solutions, dynamism and intellectual creativity. With an unwavering service ethic and interdisciplinary team approach, the firm is committed to advancing clients' objectives in the most effective, coordinated and efficient manner. Founded in 1962, Farella is headquartered in San Francisco and maintains an office in the Napa Valley focused on the wine industry. www.fbm.com

 

Contact:

Cheryl Loof

Farella Braun + Martel LLP

415.954.4433

[email protected]

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