Drew will serve as moderator for two panel discussions. The first, “Water Issues – Regulatory – Recycling, Reuse, and Results,” will discuss water innovations in the energy industry successfully in use today in Texas and around the country. The second panel will discuss economic impact and innovations.
Mike will serve as a panel member for a discussion titled “Energy Issue Overview.” Topics such as new regulatory and permitting developments will be discussed.
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Drew has extensive experience in matters related to real estate, oil and gas/energy, water law, and commercial transactions. He serves in the Texas House of Representatives as a Republican representing District 72, which includes San Angelo and encompasses nine West Texas counties. Drew is currently chairman of the Redistricting Committee and chairman of the Texas House of Representatives Energy Caucus and is a member of the Appropriations and Higher Education committees. He also chairs the Appropriations Subcommittee on Natural Resources, Business & Economic Development and Regulatory agencies and is a member of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Budget Transparency and Reform. Drew received his B.B.A. from the University of Texas and his J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law.
Mike is a partner with the Environmental and Legislative Affairs Practice Group in the Austin office of Jackson Walker, where he practices environmental law in the areas of air, water, reclamation and waste management and manages the firm’s air quality practice. As part of the firm’s Environmental and Energy practice groups, Mike secures environmental permits for and is active in state and federal policy development on behalf of corporations, governmental entities, and cooperatives in the electric power generation, mining, oil & gas, steel manufacturing, and recycling industries. Mike has been practicing before state and federal environmental and energy agencies and the Texas Legislature for more than 19 years in Austin. He received his B.A. in Government and History from the University of Texas at Austin and his J.D. in Environmental Law from the University of Houston Law Center.