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Joshua A. Bloom

Joshua A. BloomPrincipalDownload PDFvCard510.808.2000


Joshua Bloom is a Principal at Meyers Nave in the firm’s Land Use and Environmental Law Practice Group. With over 25 years of experience in Washington, D.C. and California, he specializes in all areas of state and federal environmental and natural resources law, including complex litigation and compliance counseling, brownfields, transactional environmental matters, and consumer products issues, representing both public and private clients.

Josh’s environmental transactional and natural resource practice includes negotiating all aspects of brownfields redevelopment, environmental risk management and risk transfer, property dispositions, and risk-based cleanups. He regularly assists clients with environmental insurance, policy negotiation and claims disputes. As part of this element of his practice, Josh also represents clients in endangered species and wetlands matters, including Section 404 permitting, Section 7 consultations, habitat conservation plans, and criminal and civil defense.

Josh’s environmental regulatory practice includes counseling, litigation, and defense with regard to all state and federal environmental laws, including the Endangered Species Act, the Clean Water Act, the Clean Air Act, the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), the Resource Conservation Recovery Act (RCRA), the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), Proposition 65, the California Safer Consumer Products Regulation (the “Green Chemistry Initiative”), the California Consumer Legal Remedies Act, and numerous other similar laws. In addition, Josh’s prior experience as Senior Project Staff with the Natural Resources Defense Council, and working as the public interface on CERCLA and RCRA issues with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, provides unique insights for his work representing clients in government and citizen enforcement actions.

Josh’s expertise includes successfully negotiating many of the largest military base transfers in the U.S., such as those involving the Presidio of San Francisco, Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Adak Island Naval Complex, Oakland Army Base, Hunters Point Naval Shipyard, and South Weymouth Naval Air Station.


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