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Areas of Practice


Energy, Natural Resources & Land Use

Overview

Through its representation of large coal mine operators, municipalities, and other clients, Starnes Davis Florie has handled numerous litigation matters related to the use and alleged misuse of energy and natural resources. Starnes Davis Florie has been involved in several land dispute cases involving coal and coal bed ownership on various levels; litigation arising out of the construction of Corridor X, the large interstate designed to connect Birmingham with Memphis; and cases arising out of the use and misuse of coke oven gas and other types of petroleum. Starnes Davis Florie is highly proficient in handling land use and land-related disputes as well as pollution-related matters involving aquifer systems and other natural resources.