Events

Energy Export Permitting in the Northwest

June 16, 2014

Northwest Environmental Business Council

SeaTac Airport Conference Center SeaTac, WA

In the midst of the controversy surrounding fossil fuel energy exports, this workshop is designed to explore the facts, and to provide a science-based, regulation-based platform for discussing the specific issues pertaining to energy transport and export through Oregon and Washington.

Van Ness Feldman partner Tadas Kisielius will speak on a panel addressing the permitting framework for current and proposed projects, with a focus on how NEPA and SEPA requirements translate into building the right team for federal and state environmental impact statements. Partner Jay Derr will also attend.

A range of environmental experts and representatives of the energy and transportation industries will present perspectives on:

  • The Market Forces Behind Energy Exports
  • The Federal & State Permitting Framework 
  • Natural Gas – Pipelines & LNG Terminals
  • Coal – Trains & Terminals
  • Crude Oil – Safety Considerations
  • Transport Capacity & Impacts – Rail & Marine

For more information on this workshop and to register, please visit NEBC's website.