FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 23, 2019

Contact:
Oliver F. Hays
Phillips Lytle LLP
716-847-5444

PHILLIPS LYTLE TO HOST PROGRAM TITLED, “THE WINDS OF CHANGE ARE COMING: PREPARE AND SUCCEED UNDER NEW YORK’S CLIMATE LEADERSHIP AND COMMUNITY PROTECTION ACT”

Buffalo, N.Y. – Phillips Lytle LLP will host a program titled, “The Winds Of Change Are Coming: Prepare and Succeed Under New York’s Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act.” The program will take place on Tuesday, September 24th from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at the firm’s One Canalside Office, located at 125 Main Street in downtown Buffalo. Darren Suarez, senior director of government affairs for The Business Council of New York State, Inc. will present.

The Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA), recently signed into law by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, will have an extraordinary impact on New York State’s economy. Mr. Suarez will discuss the effects this new legislation will have on your business and how best to prepare for the future. The program will cover:

  • New York’s “Sweeping Energy Policy”: Revisiting Renewable Portfolio Standards (RPS), the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), the Clean Energy Standard (CES), and Zero Emission Credits (ZECs)
  • The Important Voice of Business in Developing the Climate Roadmap
  • CLCPA’s Impact on Energy Cost, Operational Cost, and Global Competitiveness
  • Transparency: The Need for Cost to Achieve and the Future of Subsidized Climate Action
  • What’s Next: Advancing Energy Policy That Is Effective, Affordable, Predictable, Inclusive, and Repeatable

Phillips Lytle LLP is a premier regional law firm that is recognized nationally for its legal excellence. With offices across New York State and in Washington, D.C. and Canada, our attorneys serve a multinational client base, including FORTUNE 1000 companies, global and regional financial institutions, not-for-profit organizations, middle-market companies, startups, entrepreneurs and individuals on important matters affecting their businesses and personal wealth. For more information, visit www.phillipslytle.com.

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