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2016 Washington Clean Air Summit
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Thank you to all those who attended the 2016 Washington Clean Air Summit! Over 29 companies participated in the Summit and more than 50 attendees were present at the Thursday, May 5th panel discussions. The Thursday panel discussions and Friday meetings provided valuable information for ICAC members and sparked informative conversations among speakers and attendees. All attendees benefited from frequent networking opportunities and ICAC members were able to connect with the ICAC leadership throughout the Summit.

For a summary and photos from the Clean Air Summit, click here.

View the presentations from the May 5th panel discussions (ICAC members only). 




Schedule of Events


May 4: ICAC members-only networking reception


May 5: ICAC members-only membership meeting; Panel discussions; Networking reception and dinner


May 6: Meetings at EPA, DOE, NACAA, and Congressional meetings*; Remarks from enforcement attorney Adam Kushner and Janet McCabe (EPA)

 May 5th Panel Discussions

Climate Change and Greenhouse Gas Markets

  • Rick Boucher, Former U.S. Congressman (D-VA) and Partner, Sidley Austin LLP
  • Lisa Jacobson, President, Business Council for Sustainable Energy
  • Roger Martella, Former General Counsel,  EPA and Partner, Sidley Austin, LLP
  • Kurt Walzer, Managing Director, Clean Air Task Force

Water and Pollution Control

  • David Hunter, Senior Government Representative, Environment, Industry and International Affairs, Electric Power Research Institute
  • Dorothy Kellogg, Senior Principal, National Rural Electric Cooperative Association


Criteria Pollutants in the US Markets

  • Bill Becker, Executive Director, National Association of Clean Air Agencies
  • Mary Martin, Policy Counsel, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
  • Quin Shea, Vice President, Environment, Edison Electric Institute
  • John Walke, Director Clean Air Project, Climate and Clean Air Program, Natural Resources Defense Council


International Environmental Markets

  • Amy Kreps, Environmental Trade Specialist, Department of Commerce/International Trade Administration

   May 6th Track Meetings  

Track #1: Clean Air Task Force (CATF) and Department of Energy (DOE)

Meeting with Clean Air Task Force

  • Armond Cohen, Executive Director, Clean Air Task Force 



Track #2: Congressional Meetings

Meeting with U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce

  • Tom Hassenbohler, Majority Chief Counsel, U.S. House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee/Energy and Power Subcommittee
  • Mary Neumayr, Senior Energy Counsel, U.S. House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee

Meeting with U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee

  • Ann Mesnikoff, Minority Counsel, U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee


Track #3: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Meetings

Meeting with Environmental Protection Agency officials

  • Reid Harvey, Clean Air Markets Division Director, Office of Atmospheric Programs, U.S. EPA
  • Jeremy Schreifels, U.S. EPA Branch Chief 
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