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Environmental Law: Professional Development Luncheon

The 2016 Illinois Pollution Control Board: The Chairman's View

Wednesday, April 13, 2016,
Noon to 1:00 p.m.
ISBA Chicago Office (map and directions)
20 S. Clark, Suite 900
Chicago, IL 60603

The ISBA Environmental Law Section Council is pleased to invite you to join us to hear Mr. Gerald M. Keenan, Chairman of the Illinois Pollution Control Board (Board), speak at our April 13, 2016, Professional Development Luncheon, on the initiatives of and challenges facing the Board in 2016 and beyond.

Chairman Keenan brings extensive past experience and a new perspective to the Board. He was appointed to the Board by Governor Bruce Rauner in 2015. He has many years of experience as a regulator, entrepreneur, consultant and financier in the electric, natural gas, and telecommunications industries. His wide ranging energy industry experience includes: service as General Manager of the Illinois Commerce Commission; extensive experience in strategic and corporate planning, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate restructuring; board level advisor to Fortune 500 energy companies; active participation in federal and state efforts to develop market based solutions to environmental issues, including development of SO2, NOX and VOC trading markets; and development and implementation of competitive market frameworks for natural gas and electricity in the US and other countries. Chairman Keenan was a partner in PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP, where he led the Energy Strategy Consulting practice for North America, and in Coopers & Lybrand LLP.

Gerald M. Keenan, Chairman of the Illinois Pollution Control Board

Emily N. Masalski, Environmental Law Section Council Vice-Chair

Cost: $15 includes lunch.

Find out more and register at

For general inquiries, please contact: Kent Mohr at

If you require a specific dietary lunch, please contact Tracy Potter at

Deadline to register is 4:30 pm on Monday, April 11. No refunds given after April 11.

No MCLE credit is available for this program.

Posted on February 26, 2016 by Chris Bonjean
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