Jon Berkin is a Partner in the Minneapolis office of ERM. He specializes in managing federal and state environmental permitting for largescale energy infrastructure projects. He has over 20 years of environmental permitting experience for energy projects throughout the lower 48 states and Alaska, including numerous energy projects on Tribal lands. He has extensive experience working with American Indian Tribes and is a frequent presenter on the topics of regulatory compliance, dispute resolution, and consultation issues at industry conferences and workshops.
ERM is partnering with Greenberg Traurig, LLP to sponsor the upcoming Cultural Resources Law: Consulting with Tribes on Energy Projects conference in Scottsdale, AZ on October 11 & 12, 2018.
Join us for a two-day conference providing an overview of the complex legal, business and policy issues in historic preservation compliance and Tribal consultation. You will hear perspectives from Tribal governments, federal and state regulators, industry professionals, attorneys, and consultants.
The conference will touch upon various industry sectors and topics such as Tribes and Energy Development, Tribal Consultation Under the Trump Administration, Improving Tribal Relations, Energy Infrastructure Development, FERC’s Approach to Tribal Consultation for Interstate Natural Gas Pipelines, Building Successful Relationships Between Tribes and Energy Companies, Pipeline Safety, Wild Rice as a Cultural Resource, Energy Development and Tribal Engagement, Pipeline Protests and the “Necessity Defense” and much more.
ERM at the conference
ERM's experts will share their insights gained from recent involvement with a variety of projects. ERM has a long history and broad reputation for thought leadership within the energy sector and will be avid participants at the conference.
Jon Berkin, a Partner in ERM’s Minneapolis office, will be co-chairing the conference, co-presenting in the conference sessions Building Successful Relationships Between Tribes and Energy Companies, and moderating a panel discussion on Energy Development and Tribal Engagement.
ERM in the Energy Sector
Our services for the Energy Sector are designed to assist the industry in responding to a range of challenges. Our in-depth understanding of regulatory issues concerning historic preservation and cultural heritage throughout the United States and abroad allows us to successfully manage the compliance effort for energy infrastructure projects.
In addition, ERM has developed a particular expertise in supporting our clients’ efforts to successfully and sustainably work with American Indian Tribes on energy development projects.