New Speakers Added EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy and NARUC President Colette Honorable Will Keynote March 4 BPC-NARUC Conference

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Workshop will analyze state, regional, and company approaches to reducing power sector greenhouse gas emissions

Contact: 

Rosemarie Calabro Tully
rcalabrotully@bipartisanpolicy.org 

(202) 641-6209

Monday, February 24, 2014

Washington, D.C. – Join the Bipartisan Policy Center's (BPC) Energy Project and the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) on March 4 for the third workshop in a series on Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Regulation of Existing Power Plants under the Clean Air Act.

This public workshop will look at state, regional and company approaches that are impacting power sector GHG emissions. The event will feature dynamic panel discussions to explore: 1) examples of state successes that are contributing to GHG reductions from the power sector, 2) industry approaches to diversify their resource mix, 3) experience and opportunities to enhance energy efficiency and 4) existing and potential multi-state reduction efforts.

The event is open to the public and media, and will be live-streamed on this webpage, which will also include updates on panelists and an agenda of the day's events.

Registration is not required to watch the webcast, but is encouraged if you plan to attend.


WHO:

Keynote address by:

The Honorable Gina McCarthy

Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

The Honorable Colette Honorable

President and Chairman, National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC)

Also featuring:

Jason Grumet

President, BPC

Margot Anderson

Executive Director, BPC's Energy Project

Jon Brekke

Vice President, Great River Energy

Kateri Callahan

President, Alliance to Save Energy

David Conover

Managing Director, Grayling

Senator Byron Dorgan (Ret.)

Senior Fellow, BPC

Tom Eckman

Conservation Manager, Northwest Power and Conservation Council

Pamela Faggert

Chief Environmental Officer and Vice President, Dominion

The Honorable Jeanne Fox

Commissioner, New Jersey Board of Public Utilities

The Honorable Asim Haque

Commissioner, Public Utilities Commission of Ohio

Joe Hoagland

Senior Vice President, Tennessee Valley Authority

Jack Ihle

Director of Environmental Policy, Xcel Energy

The Honorable Elizabeth Jacobs

Chair, Iowa Utilities Board

The Honorable David Littell

Commissioner, Maine Public Utilities Commission

Gene Rodrigues

Vice President, ICF International

Paul Sotkiewicz, Ph.D.

Chief Economist, PJM Interconnection

Tom Vinson

Vice President, American Wind Energy Association

The Honorable Greg White

Commissioner, Michigan Public Service Commission

WHAT:

GHG Regulation of Existing Power Plants Under the Clean Air Act: State, Regional and Company Approaches to Reduce Power Sector GHG Emissions

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