Final EPA Rule on Cross-State Air Pollution and Power Plants: Navigating State Implementation Plan Requirements
EPA Permits on the Creation of Limited Initial Bank Allowances
A live 90-minute CLE video webinar with interactive Q&A
This CLE webinar will discuss the final rule on reducing ozone season nitrogen oxide emissions released by electric generating units in 12 states. The panel will advise environmental counsel on the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for ozone and other requirements under the "good neighbor" provision of the Clean Air Act, as well as the consequences and penalties for violations.
- Previous CSAPR Update standards
- Wisconsin v. EPA
- New CSAPR Update standards
- Cross-state pollutant further regulation
- Best practices
The panel will review these and other relevant topics:
- What portions of the CSAPR Update were found unlawful in Wisconsin v. EPA?
- What are the new CSAPR Update standards?
- How should facilities comply with the new CSAPR Update standards?
- What does this environmental regulation tell us about future Biden administration actions?
Brendan K. Collins
Mr. Collins is the Practice Leader of the firm's Manufacturing Group. He is an environmental lawyer who devotes his... | Read More
Mr. Collins is the Practice Leader of the firm's Manufacturing Group. He is an environmental lawyer who devotes his practice primarily to clients in the electric power sector and the oil and gas industry. Mr. Collins has litigated civil, criminal and administrative matters in numerous state and federal courts, including the U.S. Supreme Court. He advises clients on permitting issues and regulatory matters, as well as government and regulatory affairs, where he counsels clients on current regulations, prepares comments on proposed regulations and, where necessary, litigates regulatory challenges in the appellate courts. Mr. Collins represents developers of both conventional and renewable energy generation facilities in permit challenges and other litigation, and defends owners of existing facilities against government investigations, enforcement actions, citizen suits and toxic tort claims. He has also litigated matters involving underground storage tanks and hazardous materials transportation. Outside the energy sector, his clients include manufacturers, real estate developers, hospitals and universities.Close
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher
Mr. Fotouhi practices in the firm’s Litigation Department and is a member of the firm’s Environmental... | Read More
Mr. Fotouhi practices in the firm’s Litigation Department and is a member of the firm’s Environmental Litigation and Mass Tort practice group. Mr. Fotouhi joined the firm after nearly four years at the EPA, where he served as Acting General Counsel, Principal Deputy General Counsel, and Deputy General Counsel. Mr. Fotouhi combines his expertise in administrative and environmental law with his litigation experience and a deep understanding of EPA’s inner workings to represent the firm’s clients in enforcement actions, regulatory challenges, and other environmental litigation. He has provided legal counsel and managed defensive litigation under the Administrative Procedure Act and every major environmental statute, including the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, Safe Drinking Water Act, RCRA, and CERCLA, among others. At EPA, Mr. Fotouhi led an office of 245 attorneys and staff. He played a critical role in developing the litigation strategy to defend the Agency’s actions from judicial challenge, including leading successful efforts to defend EPA’s Risk Evaluation Rule under TSCA, EPA’s decision not to impose Superfund financial assurance requirements on the hardrock mining industry, EPA’s rule postponing compliance dates for the 2015 Effluent Limitations Guidelines for steam electric powerplants under the Clean Water Act, EPA’s 2017 Annual Volumetric Rule under the Clean Air Act’s Renewable Fuels Program, EPA’s Clean Air Act guidance on reclassification of major sources under section 112 of the Clean Air Act, and EPA’s registration decisions under FIFRA for certain pesticides.Close
Baker & Hostetler
Mr. Thurlow is an environmental litigator with significant experience in environmental matters brought under the Clean... | Read More
Mr. Thurlow is an environmental litigator with significant experience in environmental matters brought under the Clean Air Act, CERCLA, Clean Water Act and RCRA. He formerly served in the Environmental Enforcement Section of the U.S. Department of Justice where he acted as lead counsel on a variety of civil enforcement matters, including a major Clean Water Act case against the city of Memphis, Tennessee, several Superfund cases, and several Clean Air Act matters involving power plants and oil refineries. He is a frequent writer and speaker.Close
Early Discount (through 05/21/21)
Cannot Attend June 15?
Early Discount (through 05/21/21)
You may pre-order a recording to listen at your convenience. Recordings are available 48 hours after the webinar. Strafford will process CLE credit for one person on each recording. All formats include program handouts.