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Greenberg Traurig Co-Hosts CLE Webinar on Renewable Electricity and the Federal RFS

WASHINGTON – Oct. 5, 2018 — Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP Shareholder Bernadette M. Rappold will participate in an Oct. 10 webinar titled, “Renewable Electricity and the Federal RFS: A New Opportunity for Power Generators.” The complimentary webinar, co-hosted by the firm and the Biomass Power Association (BPA), will offer a one-hour, regulatory overview of the Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS) and the status of renewable electricity. Attendees will be eligible to receive 1.0 CLE credit.

Rappold will be joined by Bob Cleaves, President & CEO of BPA, and Randy Lack, Chief Marketing Officer of Element Markets, to discuss the hallmarks of a successful pathway petition and facility registration, as well as the opportunities for growth and monetization. Together they’ll explore some of the hot-button issues surrounding renewable electricity, including methods of tracking power from generation to transportation use.

Rappold focuses her practice on federal and state regulatory issues related to energy and the environment. She has substantial litigation experience and advises clients on regulatory compliance as well as the environmental, safety, and health aspects of numerous business and real estate transactions, including water, air, and chemical hazards. Rappold offers clients perspective gained through years of service at the Environmental Protection Agency. While serving as a director of the Special Litigation and Projects Division in the Office of Civil Enforcement at the EPA’s Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance, Rappold led complex enforcement actions in response to violations of the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, and other environmental statutes. Click here for the webinar, “Renewable Electricity and the Federal RFS: A New Opportunity for Power Generators.”

About Greenberg Traurig’s Environmental Practice: Greenberg Traurig’s Environmental Practice assists clients with issues under the environmental and natural resource laws that affect their businesses. The firm’s environmental attorneys assist with securing permits and approvals; negotiate and close transactions; defend clients in enforcement actions; handle a broad range of environmental and toxic tort litigation; ensure the understanding and satisfaction of regulatory requirements; prepare for and respond to emergencies; craft approaches for legacy cleanup issues; and develop solutions for product regulation, market access, and environmental policy challenges. GT received a first-tier ranking in the "Environmental Law" and "Litigation — Environmental" categories in the U.S. News - Best Lawyers 2017 "Best Law Firms" report.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has more than 2,000 attorneys in 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, was named the largest firm in the U.S. by Law360 in 2017, and is among the Top 20 on the 2018 Am Law Global 100. Web: Twitter: @GT_Law.