• Safety Expertise


    Brigham McCown is a safety expert with more than 26 years of executive management, legal and operational experience in local and national governments.
  • Litigation Advice


    Experienced advice in federal security and safety regulations, regulated industries and risk mitigation, crisis response and complex private sector litigation.
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    Public Speaking


    “As a nation, I think our conversation must recognize the importance that energy does play in our daily lives. Energy is a necessity, not a luxury.”

    -Brigham McCown
    Clinton School of Public Service
    August 2013
  • Policy Expertise


    Brigham McCown is a seasoned public servant and litigator with extensive knowledge on the transportation of hazardous materials. He helped author the PIPES Act of 2006.

Baseload Power Will Keep The Lights On

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Several recent papers have questioned traditional notions regarding baseload power requirements for the electric grid.  For example, the Natural Resources Defense Council released a report prepared by the Brattle Group. The NRDC says that, “baseload is an outdated term” as it “does not refer to any electricity system values or services, and it is not equivalent to …

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‘Made in America’ starts with energy

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The Trump administration recently highlighted American-made products during a “Made in America Week.” To promote products manufactured in the U.S., a Made in America Product Showcase at the White House featured a product from each state. These are good ways to promote the casual consumption of U.S. goods. That said, American energy has the potential …

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