Energy Export Permitting in the Northwest

Northwest Environmental Business Council

SeaTac Airport Conference Center — SeaTac, WA

June 16, 2014

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.