WV Chamber Environmental and Energy Conference

  • May 24, 2016 8:00am - 4:15pm
Charleston Marriott Town Center
200 Lee Street East
Charleston, WV 25301


The West Virginia Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual Environmental and Energy Conference on May 24, 2016 at the Charleston Marriott Town Center in Charleston, WV.  The Environmental and Energy Conference is the most comprehensive, informative and practical seminar on the significant state, regional and national issues that may affect operations and business activities in the state of West Virginia. The day-long event is well attended by professionals from almost every segment of the regulated and energy-production community.

  • WVDEP Policy and Initiatives
    • Scott G. Mandirola – Deputy Director, WV Department of Environmental Protection
  • MCHM Risk Assessment 
    • Bruce Fishman, PhD DABT – Chief Toxicologist, RBR Consulting
  • Emergency Planning and Response 
    • Jimmy Gianato – Director, WV Division of Homeland Security & Emergency Management
  • ESA – Endangered Species Act Panel Discussion
    • Roger Sherman – Natural Resources Consultant
    • John Schmidt – Project Leader, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, WV Field Office
    • Craig Stihler – Manager of Endangered Species Program, WVDNR
  • Clean Power Plan
    • The Hon. Patrick Morrisey – Attorney General, State of West Virginia (invited)
  • Utility Compliance Planning in the Face of a CPP Delay 
    • John McManus, VP Environmental Services, AEP 
  • Ethane Storage
    • Steve Hedrick – President & CEO, MATRIC, Inc.
  • Update: West Virginia Legislative Action
    • John Canfield – Vice President and Counsel, West Virginia Chamber of Commerce
  •  Self Audits and Enforcement Actions
    • John Gray – Partner, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
    • Jim Elliott – Counsel, Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC
  •  Regulatory Reform Panel
    • The Hon. Mitch Carmichael – Majority Leader, West Virginia Senate (invited)
    • Robert Stonestreet – Shareholder, Babst Calland P.C.
    • Rick Wilson – Principal Consultant, TRC Environmental
  • Citizen Suit Litigation in West Virginia 
    • Kathy Beckett – Member, Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
    • Jay Lazell – Counsel, WV Department of Environmental Protection (invited)


(304) 353-8172
Charleston, WV
(304) 353-8177
Charleston, WV


David M. Flannery
(304) 353-8171
Charleston, WV
L. Marissa Grace
(304) 353-8156
Charleston, WV


Charleston Marriott Town Center - Charleston, West Virginia
200 Lee Street East
Charleston, WV 25301
(304) 345-6500