Kyle W. Danish

Partner

202.298.1876

kwd@vnf.com

Assistant

1050 Thomas Jefferson Street NW
Seventh Floor
Washington, DC 20007
  • Advising a trade association of clean energy companies and technology developers on development of greenhouse gas emission standards for power plants under the Clean Air Act.
  • Advising a global internet and technology company on development of greenhouse gas emission standards for power plants under the Clean Air Act, and opportunities for renewable energy.
  • Providing federal government relations counsel to a global energy company.
  • Providing counsel to an electric power co-operative in a dispute with a generator over allocation of environmental charges.
  • Providing environmental counsel to an energy company on an offshore liqueified natural gas project.
  • Advising an association of electric power companies on development of greenhouse gas emission standards for power plants under the Clean Air Act.
  • Providing counsel to a group of natural gas companies on compliance with methane emission standards for oil and gas facilities under the Clean Air Act.
  • Providing counsel on compliance and enforcement issues under the Clean Air Act’s Renewable Fuel Standard program to a global project development company.
  • Provided advice and advocacy related to its compliance with California’s cap-and-trade regulations to an electric power entity that imports electricity into California.
  • Founded and provided counsel to a coalition of financials, energy companies, and project developers focused on federal and state policies establishing market-based mechanisms for greenhouse gas regulation.
  • Advised an international chemicals company seeking a Clean Air Act permit for a manufacturing plant in the United States.

Publications

Early Clean Power Planning - A Hedging Strategy for Sec. 111(d)

Public Utilities Fortnightly, pp. 34-40
02/01/2015

The Clean Air Act and Global Climate Change

The Clean Air Act Handbook, 4th Edition
The American Bar Association
01/01/2015

The International Climate Regime

Global Climate and U.S. Law, 2nd Ed.
The American Bar Association
01/01/2014

EPA Finalizes Air Pollution Transport Rule

The Environmental Counselor, Vol. 276 pp. 6
08/16/2011

The Clean Air Act and Global Climate Change

The Clean Air Act Handbook, 3rd Edition
The American Bar Association, pp. 521
08/12/2011

Standard Arguments

Trading Carbon
04/14/2011

Presentations

Pathways for US Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction: What Options are on the Table?

Panelist, "Possible future policies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions."
Washington, DC
11/02/2016

Advanced Energy Economy Webinar

Panelist, “Working with Third Party Entities to Implement the Clean Power Plan: Issues and Options”
10/27/2016

U.S. Energy Policy in the 2016 Elections and Beyond: Incremental or Transformational?

"Panel Moderator, "State and City Leadership", U.S. Energy Policy in the 2016 Elections and Beyond: Incremental or Transformational?
Center for Strategic and International Studies
Washington, DC
04/26/2016

Clean Power Plan 2016 Outlook

Panelist, Clean Power Plan 2016 Outlook
Center for Strategic and International Studies
Washington, DC
01/27/2016

Will the Clean Power Plan Stand Up to Legal Scrutiny? Will it Survive?

Speaker
ICF International
Washington, DC
10/15/2015

ECO:nomics - Creating Environmental Capital

Discussion Leader, "Clean Power"
The Wall Street Journal
Santa Barbara, CA
03/25/2015

National Association of Utility Regulatory Commissioner's 126th Annual Meeting

Panelist, "Strength in Numbers? Multistate Compliance With the Clean Power Plan"
San Francisco, California
11/16/2014

Ute Tribal Energy Conference and Expo

Panelist, "Balancing Development & Environment"
Denver, CO
10/14/2014

Workshop on Greenhouse Gas Regulation of Power Plants

"Section 111(d) and Regulation of CO2 Emissions from Existing Power Plants"
Bipartisan Policy Center
Washington, DC
09/25/2013

Energy in California: New Policy Drivers, Opportunities and Challenges

"CARB’s Cap-and-Trade Program: Legal Issues for the Power Sector"
Law Seminars International
San Francisco, CA
11/12/2012

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