11th Annual Coal Industry Briefing

September 19, 2012

325 Sixth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

McGuireWoods is pleased to announce its joint sponsorship of the 11th Annual Coal Industry Briefing together with the American Coal Council (ACC). The ACC provides industry focused education, networking and advocacy.

9:30 a.m. Registration & Continental Breakfast
10 a.m. Opening Remarks
Welcome, Janet Gellici, Chief Executive Officer, American Coal Council
Introductions, David Pusateri, Deputy Managing Partner, McGuireWoods LLP
10:15 a.m. Panel 1 – Air, Land, Water and Waste
  • Stream Buffer Zone (SBZ); Analysis NMA vs Jackson
  • NIMBY Actions on the Rise: Coal Ash Disposal Senate Bill
  • New NSPS/GHG Rules Implications for Utilities & Coal Mines
Mike Carey, Chairman, Ohio Coal Association
Jonathan Wood, Vice President, Federal Affairs,
     Alpha Natural Resources

Neal Cabral, Partner, McGuireWoods LLP
Gregg Rosen, Partner, McGuireWoods LLP
Moderator: Jim Kerr, Co-Chair, Energy Industry Team,
     McGuireWoods LLP
11:45 a.m. Break
Noon Networking Luncheon
12:45 p.m. Special Session ~ EPRI’s Net Zero Emissions Program
  • Francisco de la Chesnaye, Program Manager, Energy & Environmental Analysis Group, Electric Power Research Institute
1:30 p.m. Panel 2 – Litigation Trends & The Business of Coal
  • The True Effects and Unintended Consequences of Saving the Planet
  • The Investment Bankers’ View of the Coal Business
  • Mine Void Issues
David Hudgins, Director, External Relations, Old Dominion
     Electric Cooperative
Kerry A. McKeon, Managing Director, Investment Banking,
     Stifel Nicolaus Weisel

Jonathan Blank, Partner, McGuireWoods LLP
Moderator: Gordon Schmidt, Partner, McGuireWoods LLP
2:45 p.m. Break
3 p.m. Panel 3 – The Future of Coal
  • Shift Happens – The Uncertain Landscape of Coal Suppliers…..
  • Environmental Justice Movement and Revived Criminal Enforcement
  • Financial Distress in the Industry: Options for Producers and Buyers
Janet Gellici, Chief Executive Officer, American Coal Council
Scott Oostdyk, Partner, McGuireWoods LLP
Michael Roeschenthaler, Partner, McGuireWoods LLP
Moderator: Leonard Marsico, Leader, Coal Team,
     McGuireWoods LLP
4:30 Reception