Leawood, Kansas – December 6, 2018 – Gene Schmittgens of Rouse Frets White Goss Gentile Rhodes was chosen as a panelist for the seventh annual Missouri Hazardous Waste Seminar, hosted by REGFORM/Regulatory Environmental Group for Missouri. The event was held at Stoney Creek Hotel and Conference Center in Columbia, Missouri, on November 15, 2018.
Gene appeared in the Year in Review session, presenting a top 10 list highlighting the various areas of hazardous waste management, specifically focusing on brownfield issues (issues with land that has possibly been compromised by contaminants).
About Gene Schmittgens:
Gene works with clients in all aspects of environmental law, including reporting, compliance, enforcement, administrative litigation, insurance, permitting, transportation requirements and transactional issues arising out of the sale of real estate and businesses. He has experience in various state and federal environmental laws, CERCLA, TSCA, the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, NEPA and RCRA. He has helped clients at both the state and federal levels. Gene is frequent lecturer and author on a wide variety of environmental issues, and is the current editor of the Missouri Chapter in the LexisNexis publication Brownfields Law and Practice. He has been active in a number of environmental law committees of various bar associations and civic groups and also is an assistant adjunct professor at Saint Louis University of Law where he has taught a course on Environmental Due Diligence.