Renewable Natural Gas Project Development Webinar

February 2, 2021


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Professionals from McGuireWoods and Smithfield Foods discussed renewable natural gas projects, the GHG emission reduction factors that drive them and the often unique agreements and financing mechanisms that they require.


  • California low-carbon fuels standardRIN generation under the national renewable fuels standard
  • Permitting considerations
  • Common financing mechanisms for RNG projects
  • Types of contracts and other agreements that make up a typical RNG project
  • Developer’s perspective on RNG project considerations
  • Policy changes


  • Douglas E. Lamb, Partner, McGuireWoods
  • John M. Lain, Senior Counsel, McGuireWoods
  • Stewart Leeth, Chief Sustainability Officer, Smithfield Foods
  • Kraig Westerbeek, Senior Director SFD Renewables & HPD Environmental Affairs, Smithfield Foods

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