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Former DOJ official Lorenzen discusses possible legal challenges to EPA action on emissions

How should industry be collaborating with and engaging the government on power plant emissions standards for new and existing sources? During today's OnPoint, Thomas Lorenzen, a partner at Dorsey & Whitney, gives his recommendations for how utilities should be weighing in on President Obama's Climate Action Plan. Lorenzen, who as assistant chief in the Environment and Natural Resources Division at the Department of Justice for the past decade was in charge of the defense of every U.S. EPA rule, discusses the potential legal challenges facing EPA as it moves forward with the power plant performance standards.