Barbara D. Little|
500 Lee Street East
Charleston, WV 25301-3202
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Barbara D. Little is Of Counsel in the Environmental Practice Group of Jackson Kelly. She has experience in a variety of areas of environmental law having represented industry both as in‑house and outside counsel since 1975. Ms. Little has extensive knowledge in permitting and enforcement based on the federal Clean Air Act‑Prevention of Significant Deterioration and New Source Review, New Source Performance Standards, National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants and National Ambient Air Quality Standards ‑ as well as the counterparts of these laws in several states. Ms. Little represents a variety of companies in NPDES permitting and enforcement, spill reporting and remediation and Corps of Engineers §404 permitting for wetlands. As former in‑house counsel to a major waste company, Ms. Little is well‑versed in all aspects of the federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Act and state solid and hazardous waste management laws. She has also represented clients in matters involving the National Environmental Policy Act, the Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act, the Endangered Species Act and the Toxic Substances Control Act. Clients include major corporations in a variety of industries‑chemical, petroleum, energy, metals, energy and coal.
Ms. Little is a member of the Section on Natural Resources and Environmental Law of the American Bar Association and the Air and Waste Management Association and has authored numerous articles on various aspects of environmental law. She is admitted to practice in West Virginia and Texas, as well as the D.C. Circuit and the Fourth, Fifth and Sixth Circuit Courts of Appeal. Ms. Little has been continuously named to Woodward/White's The Best Lawyers in America® since 1995.
Prior to joining Jackson Kelly in 1985, Ms. Little first taught environmental law at the University of Houston, served as in‑house environmental counsel to Shell Oil, then as VP of environmental affairs and senior counsel to Browning‑Ferris Industries, Inc. (now Republic Services/ Allied Waste). Ms. Little received her Bachelor of Arts and Doctor of Jurisprudence degrees from the University of Texas at Austin.