Michael G. Cooke, an attorney in the Tampa Environmental Practice of international law firm Greenberg Traurig, P.A. will participate in the 51st Annual Florida Section Conference of the Air & Waste Management Association. The conference will be held Oct. 28-29 in Tallahassee, Florida.

TAMPA, Fla. (PRWEB) October 28, 2015

Michael G. Cooke, an attorney in the Tampa Environmental Practice of international law firm Greenberg Traurig, P.A. will participate in the 51st Annual Florida Section Conference of the Air & Waste Management Association. The conference will be held Oct. 28-29 in Tallahassee, Florida.

Cooke will moderate the Oct. 28 panel entitled “Carbon Dioxide Regulation Under EPA’s Clean Power Plan.” This session will focus on the legal and policy issues associated with the EPA’s final “Clean Power Plan,” which sets goals for the reduction of carbon dioxide emissions from electric utility plants.

“I am honored to be a part of this annual event,” Cooke said. “This panel will present national and Florida perspectives on the final rule, the pending litigation, and the prospects for implementation.”

At Greenberg Traurig, Cooke concentrates his practice in administrative law, including environmental, utility and land use law. He represents industrial, agricultural, banking, government, and developer clients on matters involving clean air, climate change, electric generating facilities, renewable energy, telecommunications, utility plant and transmission line siting, water and wastewater issues.

About Greenberg Traurig -Tampa

Greenberg Traurig’s Tampa office represents clients in a broad array of civil and criminal litigation, trial, and appellate practice in state and federal courts—including complex and high-stakes trials—both in Florida and around the country. We also regularly represent clients in labor & employment, real estate, environmental, land development, corporate, bankruptcy & creditors' rights, public finance, tax, and other business planning and transactions. We work closely with our Orlando office to offer clients full-service representation in the region, with our six other Florida offices to provide seamless state-wide representation, and with dozens of Greenberg Traurig offices in the United States and abroad to provide clients with both local expertise and global reach. Nine Greenberg Traurig Tampa practices are listed as top-tier by U.S. News–Best Law Firms®. And, members of our team are recognized in Chambers and Partners USA Guide, The International Who's Who of Business Lawyers, The Legal 500 United States, Florida Super Lawyers, Florida Trend magazine’s Florida Legal Elite, and Best Lawyers in America.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, multi-practice law firm with approximately 1,900 attorneys serving clients from 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. The firm is No. 1 on the 2015 Law360 Most Charitable Firms list, third largest in the U.S. on the 2015 Law360 400, on the 2015 Am Law Global 100, and among the 2015 BTI Brand Elite. More information at: http://www.gtlaw.com.

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