GCPA Houston Luncheon-The Road Ahead on Key Clean Air Act Initiatives

  • The Downtown Club at Houston Center 1100 Caroline Street, 11th Floor Houston, TX, 77002 United States

"The Road Ahead on
Key Clean Air Act Initiatives"
 
Speaker: Matt Kuryla
Partner, Baker Botts
 
Join us for lunch in Houston and hear our speaker Matt Kuryla, Partner at Baker Botts, present an overview of several key Clean Air Act initiatives that would affect electric power generation, and outline potential paths ahead in light of the change in administration. Topics will include Climate Change, Regional Haze, Ozone Standards and pending EPA calls to revise State Implementation Plans.
 
Matt Kuryla has enjoyed over 25 years of environmental law practice, building agency relationships of trust, exercising sound judgment and supplying creative energy to his clients most challenging environmental issues. Matt has helped his clients be strategic in pursuing their objectives in several high-profile environmental rulemakings, enforcement initiatives, transactions and permit proceedings. He conducts multi-client litigation and rulemaking through the Texas Industry Project (TIP), the BCCA Appeal Group (BCCA), the Texas MSS Working Group and the 8- Hour Ozone Coalition. Through client groups, Matt applies innovative legal and technical strategies to expand the options for new regulatory initiatives. He applies the same approach to agency enforcement proceedings and citizen suits, utilizing all relevant scientific, policy and legal tools to advance the client’s goals. He counsels clients in environmental crises, including criminal investigations, explosions and releases, helping clients build and strengthen agency relationships of trust while managing the challenges of a corporate crisis. Matt received both his B.A. and J.D. from the University of Virginia. He has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2008-2016 and has been recognized as a leading lawyer by Chambers USA 2005-2016.

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