August 16, 2013In the News

Michael Best Attorney to Speak at National Coal Industry Conference

Michael Best & Friedrich LLP (Michael Best) Partner, Todd E. Palmer, will speak at this year’s COAL-GEN conference on, “Regulatory Uncertainties: Looking at Pending and Recently Enacted EPA Rules,” on August 16, 2013 in Charlotte, NC. The panel will discuss the recent appointment of the new EPA director, as well as ways coal-fired energy facilities and companies can deal with the current, new and multiple pending rules focused on reducing emissions. 


Palmer is a member of Michael Best’s Energy and Sustainability Industry Team and leads the sub-group on Clean Air Act matters affecting clients, such as repowering industrial facilities. His clients benefit from his unique experience as both an attorney and technical consultant. During the last 19 years, Palmer has relied on his varied experience to assist clients representing numerous industries, including petroleum refineries, automobile manufacturers, electric utilities, mining companies, defense contractors, aerospace companies, paper manufacturers, printers, construction contractors, agricultural operations, and commercial transporters.


For over 10 years, COAL-GEN has served as a resource to the coal sector, covering the latest topics affecting the design, development, upgrading, operation and maintenance of coal-fueled power plants.  With more than 3,000 people expected to attend, COAL-GEN is the industry’s largest event. 

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