Greenhouse Gas Regulation: Pollutant-Specific Contribution Rules, Emission Taxes, Cap and Trade Incentives
Social Cost of Carbon, Paris Treaty, Proposed EPA Action
Note: CPE credit is not offered on this program
Recording of a 90-minute CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will advise environmental counsel on current issues related to greenhouse gas emissions and regulation. The panel will address both the issues of gas sources and trends and the legislative initiatives, including the pollutant-specific significant contribution rules, SEC climate disclosure rules, emission taxes, and cap and trade program incentives. The panel will discuss proposed action by the EPA and Biden Administration as well as key state actions, the implications of rejoining the Paris accord, and the impact of such action on specific industries.
- EPA actions
- Pollutant-specific contributions
- Scope 3 emissions
- Emissions taxes
- Cap and trade incentives
- Major state actions
- Paris treaty
The panel will review these and other important topics:
- What climate rules and initiatives has the Biden Administration announced and what may be next?
- How will companies be expected to address Scope 3 emissions?
- What are states doing to drive greenhouse gas emission reductions?
- What is the social cost of carbon, and what is the current administration doing related to SCC?
Darrin D. Gambelin
Mr. Gambelin draws from more than 20 years of experience with California and federal environmental laws to assist... | Read More
Mr. Gambelin draws from more than 20 years of experience with California and federal environmental laws to assist clients in resolving a range of permitting, compliance, and regulatory enforcement issues. He routinely works with clients in the agriculture, food processing, manufacturing, pipeline, and energy sectors to navigate complicated state and federal environmental regulatory schemes, including those created by the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, California Porter-Cologne Water Quality Control Act, Oil Pollution Act, and RCRA. Mr. Gambelin advises clients on compliance with environmental and safety rules affecting all phases of energy pipelines, from permitting and operation to emergency response planning. He closely tracks and advises clients on the latest developments in California and federal efforts to regulate greenhouse gas emissions, including the cap-and-trade program and measures to reduce methane emissions from oil and gas, waste, and dairy industries. Mr. Gambelin has successfully advocated for the interests of his clients during the development of new environmental regulations, has advised his clients during the permit application process, and, when necessary, has defended his clients in enforcement actions.Close
Stephen (Steve) Zemba, Ph.D., P.E.
Sanborn Head & Associates
Dr. Zemba has over three decades of experience nationally as an environmental consulting specialist in the area of... | Read More
Dr. Zemba has over three decades of experience nationally as an environmental consulting specialist in the area of health risk assessment. His expertise includes assessing the transport and risks of environmental chemicals. Dr. Zemba holds a B.S. from Carnegie‐Mellon University, and an M.S. and Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, all in the field of Mechanical Engineering. Dr. Zemba also teaches university‐level courses on air quality management and air pollution control.Close