Ben Patton concentrates his practice on environmental, health and safety (EHS) regulatory and compliance matters involving major accidents, chemical releases and other workplace incidents. He routinely counsels companies in connection with major industrial accidents, crisis response, whistleblowers, process safety incidents and workplace fatalities. Ben has also advised multiple refining and chemical companies on agency investigations, environmental litigation and liability for groundwater contamination.
Ben has helped clients respond to investigations by the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE), the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), the Chemical Safety Board (CSB), the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and state regulatory agencies.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Ben Patton