Environmental Law

Services Provided

Extensive Litigation Experience

Roger Stone has managed superfund matters that include: chemical spills, permitting issues, contaminated land sales, remediation plans and water and wastewater issues.

Areas of Environmental Law Focus

  • Buying and selling contaminated property
  • Gasoline station contamination
  • Superfund cleanups
  • RCRA management
  • Chemical spills
  • Wastewater treatment
  • Clean water
  • Wetlands
  • Clean Air Act
  • Landfills
  • Waste management
  • Class action/mass toxic tort litigation
  • Conservation easements
  • Land conservation

Simmons Perrine Moyer Bergman PLC brings a team approach to client service by collaborating with other practice groups including:

Significant Environmental Matters

  • Represented several large corporations on Superfund cleanup negotiations in Iowa, Rhode Island, New Mexico, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Missouri and Wisconsin
  • Represented several corporations before U.S.E.P.A. and Iowa Department of Natural Resources on aquifer contamination by heavy metals, PCB contamination of soil, heavy metal pretreatment violations, chemical spills of fertilizer, clean up and closing of generator sites under RCRA, landfill closings, Clean Water Act violations, Air Quality Permitting applications, improper burning of waste and byproducts, landfill permit applications and effluent limitations on cold water streams and rivers
  • Represented the State of Iowa as private appointed counsel on approximately 1,000 claims against 12 major oil companies during a 10 year period for reimbursement of clean up costs for gasoline contamination at service station sites. Won the State of Iowa’s first trial against Amoco Oil Company on an environmental claim
  • Defended a city on a claim for a $2.5 million equitable adjustment on computer control overruns at the Wastewater Treatment Facility
  • Defended a corporation on $4 million cleanup claim at a power generating station in Des Moines
  • Defended corporation President on felony charges by U.S.E.P.A. for environmental contamination
  • Defended corporation President on criminal investigation by U.S.E.P.A. and the State of Iowa for environmental spill into the Mississippi River

If you have questions regarding our environmental law practice, please email or call us in Cedar Rapids at (319) 366-7641 or in Coralville at (319) 354-1019.

Environmental Law

Practice Attorney