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Publications
  • 08.2016
    Attorney Publications

    Natural Gas & Electricity 

  • 02.17.2016
    Would the Supreme Court Stay EPA’s Clean Power Plan Today?
    Updates
    The senior-most U.S. Supreme Court Justice, Antonin Scalia, passed away on February 13, 2016 just days after the Supreme Court, by a slim 5 to 4 majority, stayed the EPA’s enforcement of the Clean Power Plan.  
  • 02.11.2016
    Supreme Court’s Stay on EPA’s Clean Power Plan Places States in Limbo
    Updates
    On Tuesday, February 9, 2016, only a few weeks after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit denied a multistate plea to stop the U.S. EPA’s Clean Power Plan, the United States Supreme Court issued a highly unusual judicial stay on the EPA’s implementation of the Clean Power Plan.
  • 08.10.2015
    EPA Finalizes Significant Changes to the Clean Power Plan
    Updates
    On August 3, 2015, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released the final Clean Power Plan, the Obama Administration’s landmark effort to limit carbon dioxide emissions from existing fossil fuel-fired power plants (which are referred to as electric generating units, or EGUs).
  • 06.30.2015
    Impact of Supreme Court’s Strike Down of EPA’s MATS Rule
    Updates

    Yesterday, the Supreme Court, in Michigan v. EPA, struck down the Environmental Protection Agency’s rule limiting the amount of mercury and air toxics (MATS) emitted by coal- and oil-fired power plants. 

  • 06.15.2015
    D.C. Circuit Says Reviewing Clean Power Plan Is Premature
    Updates
    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia in In re: Murray Energy Corporation, on June 9, 2015, refused to review the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan. 
  • 04.22.2015
    Opponents of EPA’s Proposed Clean Power Plan Face Tough Questions From the Court
    Updates
    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit heard oral argument on the first legal challenges to EPA’s “Clean Power Plan” on April 16, 2015. The plan is a proposed rule under Section 111(d) of the Clean Air Act regulating carbon dioxide emissions from existing coal fired power plants.
  • 09.2014
    Gone Are The Days of the SSM Exemption
    Attorney Publications
    The debate over startup, shutdown and malfunction (SSM) emissions cuts to the heart of a core dispute between regulators and the regulated: EPA believes that emissions during SSM events are “phases of normal plant operation.” 
  • 06.25.2014
    Supreme Court Strikes Down Part of EPA Greenhouse Gas Permit Rule but Leaves the Rule Mostly Intact
    Updates
    In 2011, the Environmental Protection Agency, acting under the Clean Air Act, required all new sources that would emit more than threshold quantities of “greenhouse gases” to get a preconstruction “prevention of significant deterioration” permit and commit to install “best available control technology” before beginning construction.
  • 05.02.2014
    Supreme Court Reinstates Cross-State Air Pollution Rule
    Updates
    On April 29, 2014, the Supreme Court by a 6-2 vote reversed the D.C. Circuit and upheld the Environmental Protection Agency’s Transport Rule, which imposed specific Clean Air Act limits on emissions in certain states to prevent them from “contribut[ing] significantly” to failure to attain air quality standards in other states.  See EPA v. EME Homer City Generation, L.P., Case No. 12-1182, 2014 WL 1672044 (U.S. Apr. 29, 2014).
  • 10.2012
    Articles
  • 2012
    Attorney Publications

    The NEPA Litigation Guide, Second Edition

  • 10.2011
    Articles
  • 09.2010
    Articles
  • 09.2009
    Articles
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Presentations
  • 06.28.2018
    Speaking Engagements
    The Air & Waste Management Association's (AWMA) 111th Annual Conference and Exposition / Hartford, CT
  • 06.28.2018
    Speaking Engagements
    The Air & Waste Management Association's (AWMA) 111th Annual Conference and Exposition / Hartford, CT
  • 03.05.2018
    Speaking Engagements
    2018 Energy, Utility and Environment Conference (EUEC) / San Diego, CA
  • 10.17.2017
    Speaking Engagements

    AFPM Annual Environmental Conference / Denver, CO

  • 02.09.2017
    2017 Energy, Utility and Environment Conference (EUEC) / San Diego, CA
  • 10.18.2016
    AFPM Annual Environmental Conference / New Orleans, LA
  • 02.04.2016
    2016 Energy, Utility and Environment Conference (EUEC) / San Diego, CA
  • 09.2014
    AFPM Annual Environmental Conference
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Bar and Court Admissions

  • District of Columbia

  • California

Education

  • The University of Michigan Law School, J.D.,
    cum laude
    , 2006
  • The London School of Economics and Political Science, M.S., International Relations, 2003
  • University of California, Berkeley, B.A., Political Science,
    high honors, Phi Beta Kappa
    , 2001