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Clark Hill Attorney Karen C. Bennett to Present at Kentucky Mineral Law Conference in Lexington, KY October 18, 2017

August 28, 2017

WASHINGTON DC – Clark Hill attorney, Karen C. Bennett, will present “Regulatory Reform: Now What?” at the Kentucky Mineral Law Conference in Lexington, Kentucky on October 18, 2017. Ms. Bennett’s presentation will address the 2017 executive orders and directives on regulatory reform, including an explanation of EO 13771, “Reducing Regulation and Controlling Regulatory Costs” (“One in Two Out” EO) issued Jan. 30, 2017, and an “inside the beltway” update on agency actions to implement these orders and directives, as well as what these changes mean for the energy sectors. Bennett will also provide an update on the status of regulations of primary interest to energy industry sectors that will be implicated by the new initiatives, and practical steps businesses and trade associations can take to manage a complex process successfully. The presentation will include insights on the workings of the Office of Management and Budget Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, which is responsible for regulatory reform “gatekeeping.” For more information and to register click here.

Bennett is a Member in Clark Hill’s Washington, D.C. office in the Environment, Energy & Natural Resources practice group where she represents clients on environmental and administrative law matters, focusing primarily on permitting, compliance, litigation and legislative and regulatory policy under the Clean Water Act (CWA), the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act (SMCRA), the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA), and the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA).

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