Phillips Murrah attorney Jennifer Ivester Berry will be a panelist for a discussion about issues that arise in the wind development project process as a result of competing land uses. She will also present strategies for addressing such disputes, specifically competing interests of the oil and gas industry with renewable energy development.
The program, The World of Wind Development – Recent Land Use Cases and Issues, is a part of the American Bar Association’s Continuing Legal Education program.
Date: Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Time: 1:00 – 2:30 pm ET
The panel will also include:
- Kathy Law, attorney with Nyemaster Goode, P.C. in Des Moines and author of RPTE’s recent book, A Practitioner’s Guide to Real Estate and Wind Energy Project Development
- Dianne Saxe, barrister and solicitor of the Saxe Law Office in Toronto, Ontario
The panelists will discuss other land use issues in wind development projects and recent cases in the United States and Canada addressing challenges to wind energy development:
- Zoning and permitting issues
- Wildlife studies related to wind energy projects
- Common land use provisions included in wind farm easements
- Recent case law in Ontario dismissing claims that wind development would adversely impact public health
- Off-site wind development