Edward L. “Skipp” Kropp focuses his practice in the area of environmental law and is resident in Indianapolis, Indiana. He is a former Chief of the West Virginia Division of Environmental Protection Office of Air Quality and former Deputy Director of the West Virginia Division of Environmental Protection.
He began his career performing atmospheric chemistry research for Battelle Memorial Institute in Ohio and has over 25 years of experience as both in house counsel and in private practice.
Represented PCB disposal company in multi-year, multi-million dollar CERCLA litigation
Represented trade association in Clean Power Plan administrative proceedings and subsequent lititgation
Represented small materials handling company in developing Clean Air Act compliance program and defending multiple notices of violation in two states
Participated on defense team defending carbon black company against several hundred plaintiff toxic tort action
Participated on defense team defending large refinery against several thousand plaintiff toxic tort action
Participated on defense team defending coal company against several hundred plaintiff water contamination action
Represented chemical company in CERCLA cost recovery action for PCB contamination
J.D. Capital University
M.S. Purdue University
B.S. Purdue University
Director, Indiana Air & Waste Management Association, 2013-2016
Treasurer & Board of Directors, West Virginia Environmental Institute
Board of Directors, Barbershop Harmony Society, 2007-2009; 2014-2016
Team Leader, Celebration Station Construction, 1994