Renewable Natural Gas - A Clean Solution to Climate and Energy Challenges

Tue, 24 Mar 2009 18:00:00 GMT

Renewable natural gas is an important part of the portfolio of clean energy solutions needed to answer the climate and energy challenges that are before us today.

This congressional briefing will bring together a panel of policy and industry experts, and answer the following questions:
  • What is renewable natural gas?
  • What are its energy and environmental benefits?
  • What are its economic benefits—how does it help communities and create jobs?
  • What are the legislative proposals that would support its expansion?
Presented by:
  • American Gas Association
  • Business Council for Sustainable Energy
  • Gas Technology Institute
Opening and Objectives
  • Jeff Petrash, Senior Managing Counsel, American Gas Association
  • Lisa Jacobson, Executive Director, Business Council for Sustainable Energy


Panel 1: What is Renewable Natural Gas & How Does it Benefit the Environment
  • Dan Lefevers, Executive Director, Gas Technology Institute
  • Chris Voell, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (invited)
Panel II: Renewable Biogas – Helping Communities and Creating Jobs
  • Rich Kessel, President & CEO, Environmental Power Corporation
  • Marisa Uchin, Manager, Federal Government Affairs, PG&E Corporation

Question & Answer and Closing Remarks

Please RSVP to Shirleen Timbers at or (202) 824-7209.


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