Mike Nasi Serves as Adjunct Professor for Energy Course Offered at Rice University

August 26, 2016 | Spotlight

writing-notes-idea-conferenceThe 15-week online course will run from August 15 through November 25. The course will cover:

  • The current global energy challenge: markets, growth drivers, decision makers in both local and global contexts.
  • The three pillar framework to decision making and the application of scenario analysis.
  • The three sector energy value chain for decision making in each of these three energy markets, as well as how to apply scenario analysis for the best, sustainable decisions.

The last date to register is September 7, and the course is 100% self-paced.

To find out more, visit Rice University or email RiceOnline@rice.edu.

In addition to Mike, the industry experts also include Charles McConnell, executive director of Rice University’s Energy and Environment Initiative; Frederick Eames, partner at Hunton and Williams in Washington, D.C.; John Harju, vice president for strategic partnerships at the EERC; Jorge Leis, head of Bain & Company’s Oil and Gas practice; and Michael Moore, vice president of the energy commodities and advisory services for FearnOil Inc.

About Mike

Mike Nasi is a partner with Jackson Walker LLP where he practices environmental and energy law. Mike secures environmental permits for and is active in state and federal policy development on behalf of the electric power generation and mining industries. He has been practicing before state and federal environmental and energy agencies and appellate courts for more than 23 years. Mike coordinates a multi-state outreach effort regarding EPA’s carbon dioxide regulations and has been involved in national and multi-state carbon capture technology development initiatives for the past 14 years.

Mike is counsel for rural electric cooperatives, mining companies, and other electric generation interests in ongoing EPA proceedings and appeals pending before the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court of the United States, including appeals relating to the Mercury & Air Toxics Standards (MATS), the Cross State Air Pollution Rule (CSAPR), and EPA’s new carbon dioxide regulations regarding new, modified/reconstructed, and existing power plants.

Mike is the Immediate Past Chairman of the State Bar of Texas Environmental and Natural Resources Law Section, Secretary of the Board for H2O for Texas, and an appointed member of the legislatively-created TCEQ Pollution Control Property Tax Exemption Advisory Committee. Mike is consistently recognized on several “Who’s Who” and “Best Lawyer” lists and was recently awarded the “Energy and Environmental Trailblazer Award” from the National Law Journal and profiled in the Austin Business Journal “Who’s Who in Energy.”

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Michael J. Nasi
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