The Law Office of Erica A. Doctor

Environmental law, environmental cleanup, and dangerous waste management.

Environmental law, environmental cleanup, dangerous waste management, regulatory compliance, landlord tenant, land use, cannabis.

EPA Administrator Announces New Directive to Prioritize Superfund Cleanups | U.S. EPA News Releases | US EPA

Still sorting out what this means on the ground, but in the meantime, here ya go – In an effort to restore Superfund cleanup to its rightful place at the center of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s core mission, Administrator Scott Pruitt is prioritizing Superfund cleanup and streamlining the approval process for sites with remedies estimated to cost $50 million or more...

Just a gull?

The Port of Tacoma's biologist blogs the Port's response to the sick gulls discovered recently on and around the tideflats:

[02/10/17]   Congress dumps rules regulating disposal of coal mine waste into nearby streams

High Time for Conservation: Adding the Environment to the Debate on Marijuana Liberalization | BioScience | Oxford Academic

Cannabis has a big environmental impact. As the now-legal industry grows, it would be wise to bear in mind the impacts of cultivation/fertilization, wastewater disposal, plant/organics disposal, and energy consumption.

Zoning changes could be coming for Pierce County farmers The Pierce County Planning Commission will get its first look Wednesday at recommendations aimed at improving agricultural zoning to step up protections for commercially viable farmland in the county’s rural areas.

Some building halted as counties react to water rights case As counties across Washington respond to a far-reaching state Supreme Court decision involving water rights, angry and frustrated property owners are finding they cannot depend on groundwater wells to build new homes as they have in the past.

What an Attorney-General Sessions would mean for marijuana

Trump nominee for Attorney General Jeff Sessions doesn't look so good for cannabis. Not sure that it matters at this point, as the cat is way out of the bag, but he's made noises about enforcement. America’s growing acceptance of marijuana may be reversed if Sen. Jeff Sessions is confirmed as attorney general, industry experts said Friday.

Trump’s Climate Contrarian: Myron Ebell Takes On the E.P.A.

Everyone in the world has already seen this, right? After a recent slate of U.S. Supreme Court decisions taking federal agencies to task (see, for example, Michigan v. EPA), and the lack of appetite for environmental regulation, it'll be interesting to see how this plays out. Sarah Palin was in line for Secretary of the Interior, but I haven't seen that she or anyone else was actually nominated.

Also, Washington voters failed to pass the country's first carbon tax, probably as a result of folks making the perfect the enemy of the good, though, and not because people in Washington don't support some kind of mitigation of carbon footprint. Washington still has a fairly environment-focused administration, however, and there's no reason to assume that Jay Inslee and Bob Ferguson, both of whom were handily re-elected and both of whom have made the environment a key focus of their administrations, will discontinue the work they've started.

Nationally, I assume immigration laws will be top of mind as we move into the next year to two, but I'll still be following the environmental developments as they occur. President-elect Donald J. Trump has vowed to dismantle President Obama’s climate change policies. In Mr. Ebell, he may have found his man.

Grays Harbor Co. hopes new pot growing warehouse will bring 'economic high'

Corny puns aside, a community in Grays Harbor County is trying to figure out how to capitalize on this emerging industry. NEAR ELMA, Wash. - A Grays Harbor County community, starved for jobs, is opening some of its publicly-owned space to a pot grower.The struggle for economic survival is now changing attitudes toward the cannabis industry.A big warehouse near Elma, that has



Tacoma, WA
Other Tacoma law practices (show all)
The Tacoma Lawyer The Tacoma Lawyer
1401 S Union Ave
Tacoma, 98405

Law office that treats you like family. Always on top of your case, giving you timely update. Can be reached 24/7

Lutz Law Offices, P.S. Lutz Law Offices, P.S.
5202 Tacoma Mall Blvd
Tacoma, 98409

Receive the legal support you deserve during your time of need with family law services from Lutz Law Offices, P.S.

Daryl Graves Law Daryl Graves Law
705 S 9th St, Ste 205
Tacoma, 98405

Providing human solutions to legal problems since 1979

Law Office of Erik Bjornson - Tacoma, Washington Law Office of Erik Bjornson - Tacoma, Washington
615 Commerce St, Ste 204
Tacoma, 98402

Law Office of Erik Bjornson is located in downtown Tacoma, Washington and focuses primarily on divorce and notary issues.

Edward M. Mcferran - Attorney at Law Edward M. Mcferran - Attorney at Law
S 74th St
Tacoma, 98409

The Law Office of James H MaGee Bankruptcy Attorney The Law Office of James H MaGee Bankruptcy Attorney
1108 N 6th St
Tacoma, 98403-1615

While emphasizing bankruptcy law, we represent people in varying matters. We provide services in a courteous, confidential, friendly and professional manner with offices in Tacoma, Renton, Puyallup, Olympia, Chehalis and Bremerton.

Evergreen Personal Injury Counsel Evergreen Personal Injury Counsel
100 S 9th Street
Tacoma, 98402

Evergreen Personal Injury Counsel is a Tacoma law firm specializing in personal injury cases. email:

Natalie Durflinger, Esq. Natalie Durflinger, Esq.
711 St Helens Ave, Ste 209
Tacoma, 98402

Tacoma attorney specializing in DUI and criminal defense including traffic matters.

Gordon Thomas Honeywell LLP - Tacoma Office Gordon Thomas Honeywell LLP - Tacoma Office
Wells Fargo Plaza, 1201 Pacific Avenue, Suite 2100
Tacoma, 98402

Tacoma, Washington Lawyers - - offices in Seattle and Tacoma

Ticket Gangsta Ticket Gangsta
711 St Helens Ave, Ste 209
Tacoma, 98402

If you demand Ticket Justice, Demand the Ticket Gangsta!

Law Offices of Stephen M. Hansen, PS Law Offices of Stephen M. Hansen, PS
1703 Dock St
Tacoma, 98402

Stephen M. Hansen, Attorney at Law

Leslie E. Tolzin, Attorney at Law Leslie E. Tolzin, Attorney at Law
705 S 9th St, Ste 301
Tacoma, 98405

I am a criminal defense attorney. I am proud of what I do, and I am very good at what I do.