Ideas. Action. Results.

Stakeholder Perspectives on EPA’s Proposed Clean Power Plan


WHEN: Thursday, January 29, 2015 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ET

WHERE: Bipartisan Policy Center, 1225 Eye St. NW, Suite 1000, Washington, DC, 20005

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Millions of comments have been submitted on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Clean Power Plan. Pulling from a broad swath of interested stakeholders, the Bipartisan Policy Center and the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) gathered a mix of panelists to share highlights from their submitted comments on this regulatory undertaking.


9:30 – 9:35 AM Welcome and Opening Remarks

  • – Introduction by Jason Grumet, president of the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC)

9:35 – 10:35 AM Panel 1

  • Henry Darwin, Director of the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality
  • Lisa Edgar, Commissioner of the Florida Public Service Commission and President of NARUC
  • Robert Kenney, Chairman of the Missouri Public Service Commission
  • Bob Martineau, Commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation and President, Environmental Council of the States
  • Jared Snyder, Assistant Commissioner for Air Resources, Climate Change and Energy of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

10:35 – 11:20 AM Panel 2

  • Elizabeth Gore, Policy Director on behalf of the Basic Electric Power Cooperative
  • Jack Ihle, Director of Environmental Policy at Xcel Energy
  • Derek Murrow, Director of Federal Energy Policy of the Natural Resources Defense Council

11:20 – 12:05 PM Panel 3

  • Todd Foley, Senior Vice President of Policy and Government Relations at the American Council on Renewable Energy
  • Jim Hunter, Director of Utility Department at IBEW
  • Quinlan J. Shea, Vice President of Environment at the Edison Electric Institute

12:05 – 12:06 PM Closing