PARTNER, HOLLAND & KNIGHT
Mark Kalpin is an energy, environmental and natural resource attorney in Holland & Knight’s Boston and Washington, D.C., offices who advises clients on the financing, development and operation of energy, infrastructure and natural resource development projects throughout the United States. Mr. Kalpin is well-versed in offshore and onshore wind projects, solar generation projects, electric generation facilities, electric transmission facilities, liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals, natural gas pipelines and subsea telecommunication cables. He has represented companies before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), as well as state public utility commissions, state environmental agencies and electric regional transmission organizations (RTOs) and independent system operators (ISOs).
Mr. Kalpin provides counsel on all aspects of energy, environmental and natural resource law. He has successfully represented clients in federal and state environmental enforcement actions, administrative appeals and permitting proceedings arising under the Clean Air Act (CAA), Clean Water Act (CWA), Endangered Species Act (ESA), National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA), Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (OCSLA), Federal Power Act (FPA) and Natural Gas Act (NGA).
In the 2014 U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings, clients recognized Mr. Kalpin for his “thorough work … on very complex environmental matters.”
Mr. Kalpin served as a senior project manager with FERC’s Office of Pipeline and Producer Regulation from 1986 to 1993.