Morgan Lewis Partner Joins Wharton Energy Network in Discussion of Carbon Emissions
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SAN FRANCISCO, September 23, 2009: Morgan Lewis Litigation partner and Environmental Practice co-chair Ronald N. Tenpas, the former Assistant Attorney General for the Environmental and Natural Resources Division at the U.S. Department of Justice, will meet this evening with the Wharton Energy Network to discuss carbon emissions.
Among other things, Mr. Tenpas will talk with clean tech and energy industry professionals about how the power industry will be transformed by imminent emissions regulations and what opportunities will be created by this new industry. For more information about the event and the Wharton Energy Network, please visit: www.whartonenergy.com.
Mr. Tenpas has handled civil and criminal litigation involving various environmental and natural resource laws, at both the trial and appellate levels. This includes both litigation in which regulated entities challenge new regulatory commands and matters in which the government seeks to enforce environmental laws because of alleged legal violations. These matters typically arise under statutes such as the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, CERCLA (Superfund), RCRA, the Pipeline Safety Act, and others.
Ronald J. Tenpas