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GREEN STATES: Energy, Climate, and a Different Federalism

  • Date: September 26, 2017
  • Time: 9:30am–4:30pm
  • Location: New York University School of Law | 40 Washington Square South – Vanderbilt Hall | New York, NY

State actions increasingly define the future of our nation’s energy system and determine our national response to climate change. A distinguished group of speakers, including attorneys general and high-level policymakers from across the country, will discuss how states are developing innovative climate and energy strategies and using both litigation and policy to create cleaner, more resilient energy systems.

CLE credit will be available.

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PANELS:

A CONVERSATION WITH ATTORNEYS GENERAL ON ENVIRONMENTAL LITIGATION
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Brian Frosh, Attorney General for the State of Maryland
Lisa Madigan, Attorney General for the State of Illinois
Eric Schneiderman, Attorney General for the State of New York
Moderator: David J. Hayes, Director, State Energy and Environmental Impact Center at NYU Law; former Deputy Secretary of the Interior

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STATES MODERNIZING ENERGY POLICY
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Lorraine Akiba, Commissioner, State of Hawaii Public Utilities Commission
Asim Haque, Chair, Public Utilities Commission of Ohio
Dan Lipschultz, Commissioner, Minnesota Public Utilities Commission
John Rhodes, Chair, New York Public Service Commission
Moderator: Burcin Unel, Energy Policy Director, Institute for Policy Integrity

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Supplementary materials from the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission

STATE-LEVEL CLIMATE ACTION
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Lesley Jantarasami, Senior Climate Policy Analyst, Oregon Department of Energy
Ignacia Moreno, Member, Virginia State Air Pollution Control Board
Ellen Peter, Chief Counsel, California Air Resources Board
Katie Theoharides, Assistant Secretary for Climate Change, Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs
Moderator: Megan Ceronsky, former Special Assistant and Associate Counsel to President Barack Obama

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