Bracewell's Scott Segal Discusses Politics of Climate, Energy Legislation

Bracewell & Giuliani's Scott Segal and National Wildlife Federation's Jeremy Symons discuss lobbying efforts behind the push for cap and trade legislation in the U.S. Congress.

As Senate leadership determines the timeline for rolling out and debating a climate and energy package this year, lobbying efforts behind the legislation are ramping up. On E&E TV's September 10, 2009 OnPoint program, Scott Segal, co-head of the federal government relations and strategic communications practices at Bracewell & Giuliani and director of the Electric Reliability Coordinating Council, and Jeremy Symons, senior vice president at the National Wildlife Federation, discussed the politics of cap and trade. Segal and Symons also address the impact that health care reform may have on prospects for a climate and energy package.