Happy New Year to all of our readers. To kick off the New Year here is a round-up of several upcoming conferences and webinars that may be of interest:
On Thursday, January 7, 2016 at 12:30 PM ET the Council on Foreign Relations will be hosting on its website a live conversation between EPA Administrator McCarthy and John C. Bussey, Associate Editor of the Wall Street Journal, related to the Paris Agreement, climate policy, and diplomacy. There is no charge to link to the conversation.
On Monday, January 11, 2016 at 10:00 AM ET the Bipartisan Policy Center will be hosting a session entitled “Understanding Allowance Allocation Options Under the Clean Power Plan” in which the panelists will explore, among other things, different allocation options, lessons learned from past experience, and potential impacts on industry and customers. The session is free and participants may register to attend in person (1225 Eye St NW, Suite 1000, Washington, DC) or by webcast.
On Tuesday, January 12, 2016 at 2:00 PM ET the National Conference of State Legislatures is hosting a webinar entitled “Clean Power Plan Implementation – What State Legislatures Need to Know.” The discussion will cover the role of state legislatures in CPP implementation, litigation associated with the rule, and issues that states should know about before they submit their implementation plans. There is no charge for the webinar.
On Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 1:00 PM ET the American Bar Association is hosting a webinar entitled “Clean Power Plan Litigation Update” during which the panelists will provide an update on CPP litigation and will discuss the likely timing for the resolution of the issues and how the litigation could impact CPP implementation deadlines. There is a registration fee associated with this webinar.