The head of Jackson Walker's Climate Change and Carbon Management practice, partner Mike Nasi
, will moderate a session at the 21 & Counting Texas Environmental Superconference
. The Superconference
is August 6 and 7 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Austin, Texas.
Mr. Nasi will moderate sessions entitled the "Rebirth of Nuclear Power" and "State and Federal Legislative Update." The Nuclear session will feature a presentation by the head of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Dale Klein. The legislative update will be presented by Texas State Senator Kirk Watson and Chet Thompson, Former EPA Deputy General Counsel.
Mr. Nasi's environmental law practice primarily focuses on regulatory permitting in the air, water, injection well, mine reclamation, and waste programs for facilities in the renewable energy, electric power generation, mining, steel manufacturing, and brownfield redevelopment industries. He contributes his environmental permitting and carbon management expertise to the firm's Energy Practice Group, which contains experts from several offices with expertise in corporate, tax, utility, oil and gas, transportation, and real estate law. As part of the Energy Practice Group, he is involved in major energy developments ranging from renewable electric power and renewable fuels to advanced carbon-capture technologies at power generation facilities. Mr. Nasi attended the University of New Mexico and earned his B.A. degree from The University of Texas at Austin, with majors in both Government and History. He attended The University of Texas School of Law and earned his J.D. degree from the University of Houston Law Center in 1994, where his studies specialized in environmental law.