September 7, 2007

Court Decision Results in Regulation of Greenhouse Gas Emissions. Attorney Robert McKinstry, of Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, outlines the results of litigation he was involved in against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that resulted in a ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court that carbon dioxide could be regulated under the federal Clean Air Act.
These and other presentations were part of a special climate change program sponsored by the Pennsylvania Environmental Council.
Other speakers included:
DCNR Secretary DiBerardinis on draft Carbon Management Plan
Brian Hill, PEC President & CEO, talks about the Climate Roadmap for PA
Dr. Lew Ziska, U.S.D.A., presentation on climate change impacts to PA agriculture
Tom Peterson, Center for Climate Strategies, on how states drive national climate change policy