Jennifer Cave is a member of the firm's Environmental, Natural Resources & Energy Service Group. She works closely with businesses to ensure compliance with state and federal environmental laws and regulations. Her experience includes assisting and advising clients on the Clean Air Act and state air pollution laws as well as applying for, negotiating the terms of, and complying with air permits, including Title V and Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) permits, NPDES wastewater permits, and solid waste landfill permits. She has significant experience defending clients in administrative and civil enforcement actions and citizen suit litigation. Jennifer also counsels domestic and international manufacturers on the importation and sale of mobile sources, including non-road engines, vehicles and equipment under the Clean Air Act.
Jennifer guides clients through transactions involving the purchase and sale of contaminated properties and she has experience evaluating environmental due diligence investigations including Phase I Environmental Site Assessments and Phase II Subsurface investigations. She frequently works with clients and their consultants to perform facility or programmatic environmental audits and helps prepare for facility inspections and to develop regulatory response. Jennifer also provides compliance advice on new regulatory proposals and drafts public comments on these rules.
Jennifer also has extensive experience evaluating and litigating coverage for complex and long-tail environmental contamination claims under general liability and pollution liability policies written by both domestic and foreign insurers.
Best Practices to Avoid Environmental Enforcement in an U.S. EPA Era of Power Rebalance
28th Annual Business & Industry's Sustainability & Environmental, Health and Safety Symposium, Cincinnati, OH, March 26, 2019
Environmental Enforcement - What You Need to Know in 2019
17th Annual Kentucky Environmental Conference, Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, Lexington, KY, March 14-15, 2019
The X Factor . . . Pathways to Plant Security in the New Millennium
Caveat Emptor? Strategies to Avoid Environmental Enforcement in a New U.S. EPA Era
Developments in Federal and Kentucky Environmental Law
Bar Briefs, Louisville Bar Association, November 2017
Shaking the Dust Off Air Toxics in Kentucky
(DO Not) Go Directly to Jail . . . Strategies for Avoiding State and Federal Environmental Enforcement
Sustainability Best Practices: Sustainable Materials Management in Manufacturing
EHS Basics 101: Environmental Regulatory Updates & Compliance Strategies
Lions and Tigers and Bears, Oh My! (Forms and Portals and Demand Response, Oh My!)
Use of EPA's eDisclosure Portal in Environmental Audits
Current Trends in Federal and Ohio Environmental Enforcement
Decoding the Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule
Waste Not; Want Not
Basics: Environmental Regulations, Regulatory Updates & Compliance Strategies
Current Trends in Indiana & Kentucky Environmental Enforcement
The End of Life: Coal-Fired Power Plant Closure Factors & Implementation
Trends in Environmental Enforcement and Startup, Shutdown, Malfunction Update
Current Trends in Federal Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio Environmental Enforcement
Environmental Implications for Plan Shutdowns
SCOTUS 13-14 Environmental Case Review
Louisville Office Recruiting Committee, Member
Louisville Regional Science and Engineering Fair, Board of Directors, Vice President of Legal & Business Affairs (2018-21)
Greater Louisville, Inc., Environment and Energy Committee, Chair; Public Policy Committee, Member (2018-present)
Kentucky Air and Waste Management Association, Board of Directors (2017-19)
Women Environmental Leaders of Louisville (WELL), Co-Founder
KMAC Museum, Board of Directors (2017-20)
Louisville Energy Alliance, Board of Directors (2017-19)
Leadership Louisville, Class of 2019
Prior to law school, Ms. Cave was an environmental consultant specializing in environmental contamination assessment and remediation, asbestos abatement, and hazardous waste compliance across the United States. During law school, she interned with the Office of Regional Counsel for the United States Environmental Protection Agency in Seattle (2002). Ms. Cave is an avid horsewoman who enjoys competing in the sport of eventing. When she's not at the barn, she can be found spending time outside with her two rescue dogs, Mason and Malcolm, and cheering on Louisville Collegiate lacrosse.
Martindale-Hubbell® AV-Preeminent® Peer Review Rated
Best Lawyers in America®, Environmental Law (2017-19)
Kentucky Super Lawyers®, Rising Stars (2013-16)
Leadership Lexington Distinguished Leader Award (2013)
Kentucky Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Awards (2012-16)
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Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa, 1800 Newtown Pike, Lexington, KY 40511
Jennifer Cave will speak at the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce's 17th Annual Environmental Conference held in Lexington, Kentucky.
Sharonville Convention Center, 11355 Chester Road, Cincinnati, OH 45246
The 28th Annual Sustainability and EHS Symposium is the one conference you’ll want to attend. Attendance will give you the competitive edge in meeting today’s complex regulatory challenges and help you manage differently in the changing business world.
LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Greater Louisville Inc. (GLI) recently appointed Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorney Jennifer Cave as Chair of its Environment and Energy Committee.
Duke Energy Center, 525 Elm Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
This is the one conference you'll want to attend. Attendance will give you the competitive edge in meeting today's complex regulatory challenges and help you manage differently in the changing business world.
At the time of press, the Kentucky General Assembly had completed 28 of its 30 legislative days reserved for the 2017 Regular Session. The General Assembly is currently in Veto Recess, when passed bills go the Governor for review and consideration of veto.
Days before President Trump was sworn in, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published amendments to the Risk Management Plan (RMP) rule, which implements Section 112(r) of the Clean Air Act. (82 Federal Register 4594, January 13, 2017).
The United States Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) final hazardous waste management standards for waste pharmaceuticals will not be published in 2016 as previously projected.
In recent years, the use of unmanned aircraft systems (“UAS” or drones) has exploded. Although hobbyists fly drones for pleasure, businesses are developing new uses for drone technology daily.