Environmental Law

Our attorneys have handled cases arising from the major federal environmental acts including, the Clean Air Act (CAA), the Clean Water Act (CWA), the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), the Oil Pollution Act (OPA), the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), and the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA).

Our representative experience includes:

Service as Midwest Regional Counsel for a major oil refiner in connection with litigation arising out of the use of gasoline additive.

Representing the plaintiff in a cost recovery action relating to the cleanup of an oil refinery listed on the CERCLA National Priority List.

Representing a
former owner of a nuclear fuels processing
facility in connection with a cost recovery action.

Defending contribution
claims related

Defense of state and federal class actions relating to
claims alleging groundwater contamination.

Advising companies in the marine industry on NPDES compliance, including compliance with the Vessel General Permit.

Responding to
and defending
against violations
issued by
state and
federal agencies.

environmental permitting issues.