Environmental Challenges for Energy Project Development
Permitting Strategy Case Studies: Environmental Impact Reviews and the Interplay Between Federal and State Requirements
Environment and Energy Partner Dianne R. Phillips will speak at Law Seminars International's Environmental Challenges for Energy Project Development conference on a panel titled "Permitting Strategy Case Studies: Environmental Impact Reviews and the Interplay Between Federal and State Requirements." Ms. Phillips will specifically focus on Biomass/Waste-to-Energy: Retrofitting landfills to capture methane and market it as fuel.
The conference covers the wide range of environmental challenges facing energy project development today and provide practical strategies for meeting them. It offers a comprehensive look at current EPA and congressional activity and state environmental policies affecting energy development, and addresses the impacts of new case law and issues for public and tribal lands. Attendees will hear about the effects of state renewable portfolio standards on energy generation, environmental issues for permitting and siting specific technologies, carbon storage and carbon trading initiatives. Speakers will discuss the expanding environmental developments affecting the feasibility, cost, and timing of energy project development.