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The MSBA's Public Utilities Law Section jointly with the Environmental, Natural Resources and Energy Law Section Present


"Making Sense of the EPA Greenhouse Gas Regulations"

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently enacted regulations to regulate greenhouse gas emissions under the Clean Air Act. These regulations affect new and modified sources.

The EPA may also enact regulations affecting existing sources. Much uncertainty remains regarding implementation of these new regulations. Professor Hari Osofsky from the University of Minnesota Law School will provide an overview and Mary Jo Roth from Great River Energy will discuss impacts to utilities.


Hari Osofsky is a tenured Associate Professor at the University of Minnesota Law School. She co-edited a book on climate change litigation and has a casebook on climate change law and policy forthcoming. She is also a member of the Climate Legacy Initiative's Consultants Working Group and the International Law Association's Committee on the Legal Principles of Climate Change.

Mary Jo Roth manages the environmental program for Great River Energy, a 28-member electric cooperative and Minnesota's second largest electric utility. She is responsible for the company's environmental policy, compliance and stewardship.

1 hour of Standard CLE credit applied for (Event Code: 153031)



Date:   Friday, February 25, 2011
Time:   12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Location:   The Landmark Center
75 West Fifth Street, #317 St. Paul, MN 55102 


Public Utilities or ENRE Law Section Members:  $15.00
MSBA Members (But Not ENRE Law or Public Utilities Law Section Members):  $20.00
Law Students:  Free
Non-MSBA Members:  $25.00

Cancellation Policy:

Refunds will be processed for cancellation requests received in writing on or before noon on the registration deadline. Requests should be directed to the event contact person listed at the bottom of this notice. Cancellation requests received after this time are not eligible for refunds. You may send a colleague in your place if you are unable to join us and the registration deadline has passed.

Requests for an exception to this policy should be directed to Elyse Farnsworth, Section Services Director, by e-mail or at (612) 278-6336