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Denver Environmental Lawyers Assisting with Endangered Species Compliance in Colorado

Regulatory compliance with endangered species laws essential for Colorado businesses

Public infrastructure projects, commercial ventures and residential development all have one thing in common in Colorado — the shared burden in complying with Endangered Species Act requirements. With urban centers often bordering or entering into wildlife habitats, protected species may be at risk. Educated in Colorado, the attorneys of Trout Raley are familiar with Colorado’s various ecosystems and the mix of local and federal legal requirements affecting projects in this environment. Conflicts with businesses caused in part by aggressive regulation can be effectively resolved by the firm’s attorneys, who are skilled at balancing regulatory compliance with commercial needs.

Threatened and endangered species in Colorado

There are several endangered animals in Colorado that require protection under state and federal environmental preservation laws, including the black-footed ferret and gray wolf. (For a complete list of Colorado endangered species, click here.) Both private and public sector clients require federal approval or authorizations under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) for development projects in the Rocky Mountain Region's protected wildlife areas. With extensive background in endangered-species protection, the attorneys at Trout Raley have the relevant experience for all Colorado endangered species compliance issues.

Benefits of working with the firm

Established in part by Colorado Supreme Court Justice Greg Hobbs, the lawyers at Trout Raley, continue a tradition of excellence set by our founder. As one of the leading boutique environmental firms in Colorado, the firm provides high-quality service and knowledgeable legal counsel. The firm's attorneys are highly skilled at resolving ESA issues and other Colorado environmental law matters, such as Clean Water Act and National Environmental Policy Act compliance, in litigation before the Supreme Court and other administrative tribunals, including:

  • The Department of State
  • The Department of Justice (Environment and Natural Resources Section)
  • The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  • The National Marine Fisheries Service
  • The Environmental Protection Agency
  • The Bureau of Reclamation
  • State and local agencies

Attorneys practicing in this area

Contact Trout Raley for capable endangered-species compliance in Colorado

The firm’s attorneys are ready to meet you for a consultation on Colorado threatened and endangered species issues. Contact the office today at 303.861.1963 or online to schedule a meeting at the firm’s Denver office or at your place of business.