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Nelson Mullins’ Karen Crawford to Moderate ABA Environmental Panel

COLUMBIA, S.C. (Jan. 24, 2017)–Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP environmental law partner Karen Aldridge Crawford will moderate a panel discussion during a Feb. 22 webinar on the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) for Oil and Gas. The webinar is sponsored by the American Bar Association’s Center for Professional Development and the Section of Litigation.

In this program, faculty will explain the requirements under the EPA's NSPS for the oil and gas industry as well as provide details regarding the concerns raised by industry and market participants. In addition, the panelists will discuss the impact of the new administration, including President Trump and his appointed EPA chief, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, on NSPS and other environmental policy matters.

Panelists are Lee O. Fuller, executive director of the Independent Petroleum Association of America, who will provide the oil and gas industry viewpoint, and David M. Loring, a partner of Schiff Hardin in Chicago, who will provide commentary from an outside counsel perspective.

Ms. Crawford practices in the areas of environmental law and litigation, toxic torts, and product liability. In 1997, the Institute of Professional Environmental Practice recognized Ms. Crawford as a Qualified Environmental Professional, a distinction awarded after 15 years of experience and examination on a specific technical environmental project.

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