Samia R. Broadaway

Associate

samia.broadaway@bakerbotts.com

Austin

P: +1.512.322.2676 F: +1.512.322.3676
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Samia Broadaway works on a wide range of environmental permitting, litigation, and regulatory compliance matters at the state and federal levels. Her experience includes water quality, water rights, air quality, enforcement, and waste issues. She also provides transactional support relating to air, water, waste and natural resources issues.

Before law school, Ms. Broadaway worked as an environmental consultant, assessing industrial facilities for regulatory compliance and conducting soil and groundwater remediation activities.

Related Experience

Environmental Permitting and Litigation

  • Representation of river authority in seeking water right permit
  • Representation of river authority in state district court and state appellate court litigation
  • Representation of landowners opposing groundwater authorizations, amendments, and surface water management plans, including through contested case hearing process
  • Representation of LNG terminal seeking air permit, including through contested case hearing process
  • Representation of utility companies in state air rule challenge
  • Litigation defense - Clean Air Act citizens’ suit regarding NSR permitting; City enforcement for alleged historic waste disposal; CERLCA action for water contamination
  • Briefing and litigation under the Texas Public Information Act

Environmental Counseling and Transactions

  • Advice on Safe Drinking Water Act and public water utilities laws
  • Contract drafting for wholesale water sales
  • Advice on National Historic Preservation Act and Endangered Species Act consultation
  • Advice on wetlands mitigation obligations
  • Advice on Title V and PSD impacts of co-located facilities
  • Preparation of Clean Air Act Section 114 responses
  • Transaction advice on strategic risks associated with acquisition of groundwater-contaminated properties
  • Advice and transactional support for midstream companies
  • Advice on Corps of Engineers requirements for alterations impacting navigation channel
  • Advice on environmental risks associated with FPSO (floating production, storage, and offloading) facilities

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