Richard Rusk

Richard J. Rusk Counsel

Richard Rusk


  • London School of Economics
  • McGill University (B.C.L. 1983)
  • McGill University (LL.B. 1982)
  • University of Waterloo
  • University of Guelph (B.A. 1979)

Bar Admission

  • Ontario, 1985
  • Québec, 1985
Representative Work
  • Counsel for various projects involving environmental impact assessment studies and public hearings, including projects for the dredging of contaminated harbour facilities, the remediation of a contaminated soil and groundwater site, the construction of a major wind power electricity generation site and the construction of a sanitary landfill in Canada and a quarry in the U.S. with trans-boundary environmental impacts. Also, counsel to the Government of Canada with respect to the application of federal environmental impact assessment procedures to James Bay hydroelectric projects.
  • Counsel in defending corporations, officers and directors charged with environmental offences and representing clients with respect to administrative orders.
  • Counsel to a major hazardous waste management company in a civil action related to responsibility for one of the most significant contaminated groundwater sites in North America.
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