Energy & Environment Committee Hosts Post-Election Policy Outlook Briefing

On December 8, The New England Council’s Energy & Environment Committee hosted a briefing for Council members focused on the outlook for federal energy and environmental policy in the 117th Congress and under the incoming Biden Administration.  This briefing was part of a series of Post-Election Policy Outlook programs that the Council presented in the weeks following the 2020 election.

The virtual meeting featured presentations from Norm Lent, Counsel at Arent Fox, and Beth Viola, Senior Policy Advisor at Holland & Knight. Mark Kalpin of Holland & Knight moderated the discussion.

Some of the topics discussed included a recap of the 2020 election cycle, a look at the lame duck congress and potential provisions included in year-end spending and COVID-19 relief bills, a House and Senate committee and leadership breakdown, and an analysis of bipartisan issues that Congress or the White House could consider in 2021.

We are grateful to Norm and Beth for taking the time to share their expertise and insight.  If you have question about the Council’s Energy & Environment Committee please contact Sean Malone at smalone@newenglandcouncil.com.

img_side
mask_sidebar
Recently from the Blog

NEC to Host 2021 Environmental Policy Outlook Program

01/21/2021 | Read Post

UMass to Host Applied Science Zoom Summit Series

01/14/2021 | Read Post

In the News

NEC Elects Six Respected Regional Business Leaders to Board of Directors

09/28/2020 | Read Press Release

NEC Announces 2020 New Englanders of the Year

08/25/2020 | Read Press Release