Kazakhstan Transition to a Green Economy. In 2014, Pierce Atwood was engaged to introduce Kazakhstan to transition to a green economy and to harmonize Kazakhstan’s laws with international best practices. Working together with local lawyers, Dixon was a member of a Pierce Atwood team who employed their expertise in the areas of waste management, water quality and water usage management, air emissions quality and renewable energy to draft amendments to numerous laws, including Kazakhstan’s Environmental Code, Water Code, Tax Code, Administrative Offences Code, Renewable Energy Law, and Electricity Law.
Calpine Corporation Acquisition of Fore River Generating Station. Dixon served as lead outside local environmental counsel to Houston-based Calpine Corporation, on its purchase of the 809 MW Fore River Generating Station in North Weymouth, Massachusetts, from Chicago-based Exelon Corporation.
Biomass heating at engineered wood products facility. Served as lead counsel to a wood products facility in obtaining all required permits and approvals (including approval of NOx offsets for VOCs) for a new manufacturing line and a new biomass-fired central heating unit.