Energy & the Environment

Conference explores fracking, global warming, and the domestic natural gas boom

From fracking to global warming, the domestic natural gas boom is reshaping the policy landscape.

On Friday, April 12, a group of experts will gather at William Mitchell for a free, public conference to discuss how regulators, industry representatives, and activists view the future of inexpensive natural gas and its environmental impacts at the local, state, national, and global levels.

The Fourth Annual Energy and the Environment Conference
Friday, April 12 | 11:30 am–4:30 pm
William Mitchell College of Law Auditorium

REGISTRATION IS FULL

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: 

Robert Ineson, IHS CERA Senior Director

 

LOCAL PANEL:

Daniel Schleck, Halleland Habicht (Moderator)

James Peters, Law Offices of James P. Peters

Frank Kohlasch, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency

Mike Graham, Wenck Associates

Rep. Jean Wagenius (invited)

 

STATE/REGIONAL PANEL:

Kevin D. Johnson, Stoel Rives (Moderator)

J. Drake Hamilton, Fresh Energy

Aakash Chandarana, Briggs and Morgan

Daniel Yarano, Fredrikson & Byron

 

NATIONAL PANEL:

Michael C. Connelly, Independent Consultant & Adjunct Professor (Moderator)

Frank Prager, Xcel Energy

Megan Ceronsky, Environmental Defense Fund

David Thornton, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency

CLOSING REMARKS:

Ellen Anderson, Senior Advisor on Energy and Environment to Governor Mark Dayton

Lunch will be served and admission is free. The college will apply for three CLE credits.

This year’s conference is made possible with generous support from Briggs & Morgan and Xcel Energy.