Ms. Cerafici currently focuses her practice on small nuclear reactor financing and nuclear environmental projects. She has been a leader in this emerging environmental and energy field since 2001. In her twenty-year career, she has worked closely with stakeholders, regulators, and owners to develop unique management strategies for hazardous materials, including high-level and low-level nuclear waste cleanup. She is internationally recognized for her ability to bridge the current divide between environmental issues and nuclear development.
When not practicing nuclear law, Ms. Cerafici supports Environmental and Climate Change Projects. She focuses her non-nuclear work on Green Building practices and permitting clean coal and other alternative energy sources. She has taught and practiced environmental law for 20 years.
Ms. Cerafici has also provided counseling to environmental clients on wide-ranging issues. She has developed strategies for cleaning up and managing waste at DOE and DOD sites nationwide. She has counseled federal clients on environmental cleanup of unexploded ordinance and firing ranges. She has also provided counseling and representation to businesses faced with challenges under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act and as federal and state Superfund claims.
National Environmental Policy Act for licensing new nuclear facilities; negotiation with regulatory agencies, dispute resolution