CAES Energy Policy Institute to host virtual discussion on National Environmental Policy Act

The National Environmental Policy Act is the focus of the next installment of the virtual Power Talks series hosted by the CAES Energy Policy Institute at Boise State University. The event is set for 11:30 am Wednesday and features University of Wyoming's Temple Stoellinger.

CAES Energy Policy Institute’s The New CEQ NEPA Regulations in 2021: Potential Changes and Implications for Energy

March 24, 11:30 am MT

Temple Stoellinger is an assistant professor at the University of Wyoming where she has a dual appointment with the Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources, and the College of Law, where she is the Co-Director of the Center for Law and Energy Resources in the Rockies. Before joining the University of Wyoming, Temple served as the natural resource attorney for the Wyoming County Commissioners Association (WCCA). Stoellinger also has worked for Shell, International B.V., and as a natural resource analyst and advisor to former Wyoming Gov. Dave Freudenthal.

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This event is free and open to the public.

Power Talks is a discussion series that focuses on current energy issues and opportunities. Hosted virtually by the CAES Energy Policy Institute, based at Boise State University, the series this spring covers aspects of power sector policy change, NEPA regulation, hydropower choices for the Northwest, nuclear power history, and fossil fuel power markets. These events will be held via Zoom, bringing together leading authors, researchers, and technologists with those who are interested in energy to share insights and engage in discussion.

Additional events this spring:

April 14, 11:30 am MT: Planning and Policy across Natural Gas and Power Markets.Seth Blumsack, Pennsylvania State University

April 28, 11:30 am MT: Public Opinion and Nuclear Power in U.S. History for Defense and Energy Purposes. Sarah Robey, Idaho State University

May 5, 11:30 am MT: Hydropower in the Northwest: Decisions on Energy Resilience & Salmon with the Lower Snake River Dams 2.0. Don Sampson, Chief of the Walla Walla Tribe; Monica Hubbard, Boise State University; Kurt Miller, Northwest River Partners; and Congressman Mike Simpson, U.S. Representative from Idaho.

May 19, 11:30 am MT: Energy Resilience in Idaho: The Dynamics of Energy Planning. Veronika Vazhnik, CAES Energy Fellow – Idaho Science and Technology Policy Fellowship

To register for any of these events, visit the EPI website.

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