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Monthly Climate Change Briefing: June 2014


June 9, 2014

NOTE: This series of briefings is available only to those who are ELI members by virtue of their organizations' support of the Institute. Please consult our list of institutional member firms/consulting groups, corporations, or NGOs to ascertain if you are eligible to join these sessions. For more information on becoming an institutional member of ELI so that you and your colleagues would receive routine access to these briefings, please contact Chandra Middleton.

Staying on top of the legal and policy developments in the climate change arena is no small task. As a special service to our institutional members, the Environmental Law Institute provides a series of monthly conference calls with national experts on climate law and policy to keep you up to date and to answer your questions.

Topics addressed in this month's call, focusing on the newly announced CAA 111(d) proposed rules:

  • Assessing the proposed rules: the inevitable litigation – theories, timing, and impacts
  • Georgetown University Climate Center's State Energy Analysis Tool: what the rule allows in terms of building on state programs and how far they have to go
  • How the state-specific goals are constructed in the 111(d) rule
  • The rule for modified/reconstructed plants, which came out on the same day
  • Congressional reaction

Kyle W. Danish, Partner, Van Ness Feldman, LLP
Michael B. Gerrard, Professor, Columbia Law School; Director, Center for Climate Change Law
Gabriel Pacyniak, Associate, Georgetown University Climate Center, Georgetown University Law Center
Manik Roy, ClimateWorks Foundation

If you are an ELI member and are logged onto the Members site, you will see a link below to the audio recording of this Briefing. If you are not an ELI member but would like to have access to archived sessions like these, please go HERE.

PLEASE NOTE THIS SPECIAL UPCOMING EVENT:  On July 14, ELI and Duke University's Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions will be co-sponsoring a full-day event, Workshop on EPA's Proposed CAA Section 111(d) Rules in Washington, DC (and via teleconference). Please click on the workshop link for more information and/or to register.

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