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Infrastructure Development Updates 2024

Product ID: CA3599R2
Presented By: State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE

This program is an excerpt from the 35th Annual Environmental Law Update. 

All in on infrastructure 

The bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) and the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) include billions of dollars in federal funding for programs aimed at reducing the harmful impacts of climate change.1 The package includes funding for carbon management infrastructure and clean energy, and it makes billions of dollars in tax credits available to corporations who qualify. 

Infrastructure Development Updates will bring you up to speed on the latest climate and clean energy policies. You’ll delve into the changes ushered in by the IIJA and the IRA, and review:

  • Recent changes to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)
  • The Department of Energy’s Building a Better Grid Initiative 
  • Transmission improvement developments
  • Regulation of greenhouse gas emissions
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Monday, March 11, 202412:00 PM - 1:00 PM CT

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This program is an excerpt from the 35th Annual Environmental Law Update. 

All in on infrastructure 

The bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) and the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) include billions of dollars in federal funding for programs aimed at reducing the harmful impacts of climate change.1 The package includes funding for carbon management infrastructure and clean energy, and it makes billions of dollars in tax credits available to corporations who qualify. 

Infrastructure Development Updates will bring you up to speed on the latest climate and clean energy policies. You’ll delve into the changes ushered in by the IIJA and the IRA, and review:

  • Recent changes to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)
  • The Department of Energy’s Building a Better Grid Initiative 
  • Transmission improvement developments
  • Regulation of greenhouse gas emissions
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This program is an excerpt from the 35th Annual Environmental Law Update. 

All in on infrastructure 

The bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) and the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) include billions of dollars in federal funding for programs aimed at reducing the harmful impacts of climate change.1 The package includes funding for carbon management infrastructure and clean energy, and it makes billions of dollars in tax credits available to corporations who qualify. 

Infrastructure Development Updates will bring you up to speed on the latest climate and clean energy policies. You’ll delve into the changes ushered in by the IIJA and the IRA, and review:

  • Recent changes to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)
  • The Department of Energy’s Building a Better Grid Initiative 
  • Transmission improvement developments
  • Regulation of greenhouse gas emissions
Read More ↓

Carrie Cox is the Chief Legal Counsel and the Director of the Office of General Counsel (OGC). The OGC acts as legal counsel for WisDOT and works closely with WisDOT leadership to provide guidance on a wide variety of legal issues. Ms. Cox has been at WisDOT since 2011. As a project attorney, she worked on several large, complex projects including the Zoo Interchange, I-39/90, and a WIS12/18 (Beltline) study.

Prior to joining OCG, Ms. Cox was the Vice President of Legal and Regulatory Affairs for Charter Communications and an attorney in private practice with Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek, S.C., in Milwaukee. Ms. Cox graduated with a bachelor’s degree in political science from UW-Milwaukee and a juris doctor from Marquette University Law School.

Marney Hoefer is senior counsel for EDF Renewables, Inc. where she works with the Asset Optimization Team that operates over 60 renewable facilities across North America. She has worked for a regulated utility, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, and in private practice.

She received her law degree from University of Wisconsin Law School, her master’s in environmental science from University of Wisconsin-Madison, and her undergraduate degree in economics and environmental studies from University of Colorado Boulder. She is very excited to be a part of the energy transition to renewable energy and takes a particular interest in agrivoltaics and prairie restoration. 

Sarah A. Slack is an attorney in the Environmental Group in the Madison office of Foley & Lardner LLP. She received her undergraduate degree from Grinnell College, and a joint degree in law and land use planning from the University of Iowa, where she was a member and senior note and comment editor of the Iowa Law Review and elected to the Order of the Coif. Ms. Slack is a board member of the Environmental Law Section of the State Bar of Wisconsin and is a member of the Dane County Bar Association.

Ms. Slack’s practice focuses on Brownfield remediation/redevelopment, environmental compliance counseling, transactions, and environmental litigation. Ms. Slack counsels residential and industrial property developers, as well as municipal, nonprofit, and institutional clients about remediation and Brownfield development. Ms. Slack also provides counsel to clients regarding air emissions, waste management, underground storage tank compliance, and water discharge permitting and compliance. 

  • Take a closer look at carbon and clean energy funding provided by the IIJA and IRA
  • Determine if your clients may be eligible for tax credits under the IRA
  • Review IRA operations considerations
  • Learn about recent changes to the NEPA
  • Analyze the SEC’s proposed rule on climate disclosures by public companies
  • Environmental lawyers
  • In-house counsel
  • Government lawyers
  • Construction lawyers
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