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Len Miller, former EPA attorney specializing in air & water regulation, Joins Dawson

Updated: Jun 6, 2020

Len Miller

Len Miller, who was instrumental in the development of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s air, water, permitting and enforcement programs during his service as one of the first environmental attorneys at the EPA, has joined Dawson & Associates, the company is proud to announce.

During his 12 years at EPA and its predecessor agency, Len helped build the Agency and created the structures for many of today’s federal rules governing air and water pollution, including the designation of Air Quality Control Regions, the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (water permits) and the procedures for water pollution enforcement.

Len also headed the EPA’s national water enforcement effort as Deputy Assistant Administrator for Water Enforcement and PermitsHe developed the national enforcement effort and designed the framework for all of the EPA permit programs, including the regulations used today for water permits, hazardous waste permits and air permits. His work is memorialized in the regulations that govern much of the operations of permit issuance.

Since leaving government, Len has represented some of the largest corporations in the world, as well as several industry groups and associations, on cases of national significance involving environmental, health and safety issues.

Len graduated cum laude from Brandeis University and has a JD from Harvard Law School.

He is a co-founder and Board Member of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Alumni Association and a founder and Board member of the Water Resources Action Fund, Inc.

For more information about Len, please click here.

Maj. Gen. (Ret) Don Riley Senior Vice President

Gen. Riley is a former Deputy Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.


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