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Baker Botts Beltway Buzz: Key Developments in the Energy Transition


On July 27th, our hosts were joined by our newest Baker Botts ESIR Partner Shailesh Sahay for a dialogue on key developments in the energy transition. Shai served for over six years as in-house counsel to the largest renewable fuels producer in the world, POET, and as acting general counsel of the largest renewable fuels trade association, Growth Energy. He has directed legal and policy strategy on climate, environmental, and sustainability issues at the federal, state, and international levels. He advises clients on many facets of the energy transition and decarbonization, including those in the transportation, electricity generation, agricultural, and industrial sectors.

To view a recording of the fourth episode, please click here.

Beltway Buzz is a quarterly 30-minute interactive discussion focused on emerging compliance and enforcement issues and how these developments impact energy and environmental considerations. The series will be hosted by Anne CarpenterNadira Clarke, and Alexandra Dunn, who will be joined by guest speakers.

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