(97a) Climate Change Legislation and Regulation | AIChE

(97a) Climate Change Legislation and Regulation


Ternes, M. E. - Presenter, McAfee & Taft

This presentation will constitute the majority of this session, and be presented by invited policy and legal experts.  These experts will provide a review and update on the state, national and international legal and regulatory developments regarding greenhouse gas emission voluntary reduction and mandatory control programs. Specifically, this session will review the current and potential future Climate Change Legislation Landscape, including the structure of possible carbon constraints and implementation strategies, in addition to related issues including state and regional program preemption, California programs, EPA’s regulation of Green House Gases (GHG) under various provisions of the Clean Air Act, and also current international GHG developments impacting US companies doing business overseas. This session will be of particular interest to those interested in greenhouse gas compliance strategies and approaches to new and development legislation and regulation.