Rick brings more than three decades of experience in environmental issues, particularly surface and groundwater and the remediation of contaminated properties, to Husch Blackwell’s Technology, Manufacturing & Transportation team. He has the unique ability to handle client matters in any of the three branches of government – the courts, administrative agencies or legislatures.
Rick has defended state and federal enforcement actions, including citizens’ suits, and federal criminal enforcements. He’s handled cases dealing with water permitting, solid and hazardous waste regulation, Superfund cost recovery, groundwater protection, site remediation projects, PCB remediation, pesticide regulation, Wisconsin Statutes Chapter 30 permits (piers, other structures and waterfront development) and wetlands.
Among Rick’s representative experience: