• 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.

    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.

Coal Ash: Should We Be Concerned?


Since the 1880’s coal has been the fuel source of choice for making electricity here in the United States. That however has changed in recent years as the shale revolution and concerns over greenhouse gas emissions has undercut coal. While coal has recently fallen out of favor here in the U.S., other countries such as …

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Protecting Alaska’s Economic And Energy Future

USA, Alaska, Dalton Highway pipeline in valley

Alaska stands at an economic crossroad. The state faces a multi-billion dollar deficit, historically low oil prices, and declining energy production; yet energy development is essential to its economy. Nevertheless, the federal government is poised to make decisions which could impact Alaska’s ability to access vast energy resources in the largely untapped Arctic, putting the …

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