Dennis represents clients with respect to issues concerning permitting and compliance in the waste, air and water programs.
Dennis spent nine years with the Department of Law (now Office of Legal Services), Kentucky Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Cabinet (now Energy and Environment Cabinet), where he served as manager of the Solid and Hazardous Waste Legal Branch and Director of Environmental Protection Legal Division. He also served as the representative of the Cabinet on the Environmental Crimes Workgroup.
He has represented and counseled clients in a broad range of administrative proceedings before environmental agencies, including USEPA Region 4; the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet, Office of Administration Hearings; and the Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District. In addition to representing clients in administrative litigation before these agencies he has litigated environmental issues in the Kentucky Circuit Courts and the Federal Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky.
November 18, 2016
November 18, 2015
Air Enforcement Defense: Sulfur Dioxide Emissions
Permitting and Expansion of Landfills
RCRA Defense: RCRA 3013 Order
Louisville Metro STAR Program
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Kentucky
U.S. District Court Western District of Kentucky
Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals
Kentucky Super Lawyers®, Environmental, 2013-2016
The Best Lawyers in America®, Environmental Law, Litigation – Environmental, 2003-2019; Louisville Environmental Law “Lawyer of the Year,” 2013, 2018
Chambers USA, Environment, Natural Resources & Utilities: Environment, 2008-2017
Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell®