March 8 – 9, 2021
TRACK A: ENERGY UTILITY ENVIRONMENT POLICY, REGULATIONS, STRATEGIES & MANAGEMENT

First of ten EUEC Speaker Series Tracks will be held Virtually on March 8 and 9, 2021 at 7 am to 5 pm (Pacific Standard Time). Listed below are the scheduled speakers who will make 20-minute LIVE PowerPoint presentations followed by 10 minutes of Q&A with delegates.

A1. KEYNOTE PANEL –            MONDAY            MARCH 8, 2021            (7 AM – 10 AM PST)

Terry Donnelly
President and CEO

ABSTRACT

A1.1 The Transformation of Utilities

(7:00 am – 7:30 am PST)

Reid Harvey
Director, Clean Air Markets Division

ABSTRACT

A1.2 EPA Power Sector Update

(7:30 am – 8 am PST)

Angelos Kokkinos
Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary for Clean Coal and Carbon Management, Office of Fossil Energy

ABSTRACT

A 1.3  TBD

(8 am – 8:30 am PST)

Scott Drury
Chief Executive Officer

ABSTRACT

A 1.4  TBD

(8:30 am – 9 am PST)

John Kinsman
Sr. Director, Environment

ABSTRACT

A1.5 The Transitioning Electric Power Sector

(9 am – 9:30 am PST)

A2. SESSION           MONDAY              MARCH 8, 2021             (10 AM – 1 PM PST)

Daniel Chartier
Regulatory Director, Environmental Policy

ABSTRACT

A2.1 Air Regulatory Challenges Facing the Nation’s Electric Cooperatives

(10 am – 10:30 am PST)

Jesse Frederick
Vice President

ABSTRACT

A2.2 Utility Adaptation in a Post-mitigation Environment

(10:30 am – 11 am PST)

Brian Petermann
Senior Air Quality Project Manager

ABSTRACT

A2.3 Life in a Post-ACE Utility World

(11 am – 11:30 am PST)

Jeff Pope
Manager, Facility Decommissioning & Demolition Services

ABSTRACT

A2.4 Decommissioning & Demolition for Power Plants

(11:30 am – 12 pm PST)

Sapna Gheewala
Manager of Energy Efficiency
AMERICAN GAS ASSOCIATION

ABSTRACT

A2.5 Natural Gas Utility Energy Efficiency Trends

(12 pm – 12:30 pm PST)

A3. SESSION        MONDAY               MARCH 8, 2021             (2 PM – 5 PM PST)

Leslie Witherspoon
Manager, Environmental Programs

ABSTRACT

A3.1 NESHAP for Stationary Combustion Turbines – Risk & Technology Review 

(2 pm – 2:30 pm PST)

Jordan Haywood
Senior Key Expert – Environmental Engineering

ABSTRACT

A3.2 Combined Cycle Gas Turbine Startup Emissions

(2:30 pm – 3 pm PST)

Ben Chadwick
Executive Director, Renewables Origination

ABSTRACT

A3.3 Renewable Energy Solutions to Reach Business and Sustainability Goals

(3 pm – 3:30 pm PST)

George Schewe
Principal Meteorologist

ABSTRACT

A3.4 SO2 Data Requirements Rule: It’s Not Over Yet

(3:30 pm – 4 pm PST)

Jayne Piepenburg
Program Manager, Evaluation, Research and Behavior

ABSTRACT

A3.5 Electric Utility Energy Efficiency Trends

(4 pm – 4:30 pm PST)

A4. SESSION         TUESDAY         MARCH 9, 2021        (7 AM – 10 AM PST)

Brent Rosser
Partner

ABSTRACT

A4.1 Groups Seek to Expand Reach of Clean Water Act

(7 am – 7:30 am PST)

David Jordan
Partner

ABSTRACT

A4.2 The Continued Evolution of NSR Under Biden Administration

(7:30 am – 8 am PST)

Eric Hiser
Partner

ABSTRACT

A4.3 The Continuing Harbinger of NSR to Come: Limetree Bay Terminals

(8 am – 8:30 am PST)

Brian Buck 
Vice President

ABSTRACT

A4.4 Complying with New CEQ Regulations Using a Modified NEPA Approach

(8:30 am – 9 am PST)

Shawn O’Brien 
Associate

ABSTRACT

A4.5 Redefining Good Neighbor Obligations & Potential Implications

(9 am – 9:30 am PST)

A5. SESSION          TUESDAY           MARCH 9, 2021          (10 AM – 1 PM PST)

Robert Paine
Associate Vice President

ABSTRACT

A5.1 Race to the Finish! Second Decadal Review for the Regional Haze Rule

(10 am – 10:30 am PST)

Jeremy Jewell
Principal Consultant

ABSTRACT

A5.2 Litigious Issues for the Regional Haze Second Planning Period

(10:30 am – 11 am PST)

Tony Widboom
Vice President and Senior Environmental Engineer

ABSTRACT

A5.3 Environmental Permitting for Upgrading and Supplying RNG

(11 am – 11:30 am PST)

Gale Hoffnagle
Senior Vice President and Technical Director

ABSTRACT

A5.4 Is EPA Making Modeling Easier?

(11:30 am – 12 pm PST)

Dennis Barlow
Sr. Product Manager

ABSTRACT

A5.5 Solutions for Flexible Operation of Steam Generation Power Plants

(12 pm – 12:30 pm PST)

A6. SESSION         TUESDAY         MARCH 9, 2021         (2 PM – 5 PM PST)

Peter Bridle
Managing Partner

ABSTRACT

A6.1 No More Surprises Please! –  Determining EHS Performance in 2021

(2 pm – 2:30 pm PST)

William Smalling
Attorney

ABSTRACT

A6.2 Streamlining the CAA – How it can Help the New Administration

(2:30 pm – 3 pm PST)

James Westbrook
President

ABSTRACT

A6.3 California Air Quality Regulations in2021:  What You Need to Know

(3 pm – 3:30 pm PST)

Matthew Dobbins
Partner

ABSTRACT

A6.4 Don’t Fear the Reaper: Marrying Renewable Energy and Superfund Sites

(3:30 pm – 4 pm PST)