Utility Responses to Gas Explosions

Penalties imposed (or not imposed) and contractual issues

NEW YORK, NY (May 14, 2015) — Peter V.K. Funk, Jr. participated on a panel that discussed "Gas Risers & Branch Lines: Connections, Retrofits, Repairs" at a program hosted by the New York Association of Realty Managers (NYARM) in New York City. His presentation included topics such as:

  • investigations of gas explosions
  • legal considerations regarding subsequent penalties imposed (or not imposed) on utilities
  • utility regulations involved, and
  • contractual issues related to retrofits and repairs.

Peter Funk is an energy attorney whose renewable and alternative energy practice encompasses comprehensive handling of renewable energy, cogeneration and energy conservation projects. Engagements have included private and public on-site cogeneration, metering, renewable energy conservation measures, energy management and data centers as well as solar, biomass and biogas installations and waste-to-energy.

Funk is co-founder of the energy law boutique Funk & Zeifer LLP based in New York City.

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