Debra J. Jezouit

Deputy Department Chair - Environmental (Washington) Partner

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Washington, D.C.

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  • Portland cement companies – representation in appeals of National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for the Portland cement industry, which resulted in more reasonable air toxics standards for the industry and an extension of the compliance deadline by two years (Portland Cement Association v. EPA (D.C. Cir. 2011) and Natural Resources Defense Council v. EPA (D.C. Cir. 2014))
  • U.S. v. Holcim (US) Inc. (D.Md) – represented Holcim (US) Inc. in an enforcement suit brought by EPA for alleged Prevention of Significant Deterioration requirements under the Clean Air Act and negotiated a favorable settlement of the case for the client prior to trial
  • Sierra Club v. The Dayton Power and Light Company, et. al (S.D. Ohio) – represented three co-owners of a power plant on alleged violations of the Prevention of Significant Deterioration, New Source Performance Standards and opacity requirements of the Clean Air Act and successfully negotiated a settlement of the case prior to trial
  • Reliant Energy – representation in New Jersey v. Reliant Energy Mid-Atlantic Power Holdings, et. al (E.D. Pa), regarding alleged violations of the Prevention of Significant Deterioration and Title V permitting requirements of the Clean Air Act
  • Major pharmaceutical company – successfully negotiated settlements of potential Clean Air Act violations at several facilities that were discovered as a result of internal audits and during an EPA investigation
  • Class of ‘85 Regulatory Response Group – representation of a large coalition of electric generating companies regarding issues arising under the Clean Air Act and other environmental statutes, including providing analyses of regulations and development of comments on various rulemakings
  • Power Generation Company – Representation before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in an appeal of an EPA order regarding the company’s Title V permit
  • Power Generation Companies – Design and assist in implementation of New Source Review compliance programs for fossil-fuel fired power plants