Publications and Speeches.

  • Co-Author, “Renewable Energy in the Age of Trump,” Law 360 (August 2017)
  • Panelist, “What’s in Store for the Energy Sector Under the Trump Administration.” The Knowledge Group (June 2017)
  • Speaker, “Assessing the Lay of the Land – Status Review of Wildlife Permitting and Potential Paths Forward,” AWEA Wind Project Siting and Environmental Compliance Conference. Austin, Texas (March 21, 2017)
  • Author, “BLM Overhauls Solar And Wind Permitting Rules,” Solar Industry Magazine (January 2017)
  • Author, “Will Trumping Obama’s Interior Department Help Solar?” Renewable Energy World (December 2016)
  • Co-Author, “Trumping Obama’s Interior Department,” Law 360 (December 2016)
  • Author, “Wind Energy: USFWS Issues Draft Revisions to Eagle Incidental Take Rule,”Pratt’s Energy Law Report (September 2016)
  • Author, “Eagle Permitting Rule to be Overhauled,”North American Windpower (July 2016)
  • Co-Author, “A New Approach by the FWS Over the MBTA and Eagles,” North American Windpower (January 2016)
  • Co-Author, “Migratory Bird Policy Casts Shadow Over Large-Scale Solar,” Solar Industry Magazine (July 2015)
  • Co-Author, “DOI’s Sage-Grouse Plans Raise Wind Industry Concerns,” North American Windpower (July 2015)
  • Author, “Feds Ready to Change Renewables Permitting for Public Lands,” Solar Industry Magazine (June 2015)
  • Panelist, “Navigating Federal Wildlife Permitting at Operating and Greenfield Wind Farms.” Windpower 2015. Orlando, Florida. (May 20, 2015)
  • Co-Author, “Fish and Wildlife Service May Overhaul Rule Permitting Incidental Take of Eagles,”NAEP National E-News (April 2015)
  • Author, “Clearing Up CEQA’s Catergorical Exemptions,” Law360 (March 10, 2015)
  • Presenter, “California’s Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan: What it Means for Wind and Solar in Southern California,” B2B Webinars (January 2015)
  • Co-Author, “U.S. Species Plan Could ‘Zone Out’ Half of California’s Desert Solar,” Solar Industry Magazine (November 2014)
  • Co-Author, “Does DRECP Draft Signal Doom for California Wind?,” North American Windpower (October 2014)
  • Co-Author, “FWS Mulls Overhauling Eagle Permitting Rule,” North American Windpower (September 2014)
  • Panelist, “State and Federal Permitting and Environmental Issues.” Solar Power Project Development. Law Seminars International. San Diego, California. (November 13, 2012)
  • Presenter, “DOI’s Final PEIS for Solar Energy Development in the Southwest.” Law Seminars International. (September 13, 2012)
  • Panelist, “Nuts and Bolts of Wind Energy: Notes from the Field.” Environmental Law Institute. San Francisco, California (December 7, 2011)
  • Program Co-Chair, “Financing, Developing and Permitting Renewable Energy Projects in California.” Law Seminars International. San Francisco, California (October 27, 2011)
  • Author, “New BLM Guidance Can Form Basis for Application Rejections,” North American Wind Power (February 2011)
  • Presenter, “California’s Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan.” Geothermal Resources Council, Annual Meeting. Sacramento, California (October 27, 2010)
  • Presenter, “Land Use Entitlements 101.” Urban Land Institute, San Francisco, California (October 26, 2010)
  • Panelist, “Permitting Solar and Wind Projects on Federal Lands,” Infocast webinar (July 2010)
  • Author, “Air Quality Guidelines to Influence Development Projects,” globest.com (July 2010)
  • Author, “A Room First, the View Can Come Later: Local Autonomy and the Density Bonus Law,” California Land Use Law and Policy Reporter (February 2009)
  • Co-Author, “Floating a Boat on the Jurisdictional Waters – Army Corps of Engineers and EPA Issue Rapanos Guidance,” Eastern Water Law and Policy Reporter (August-September 2007)