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Rouse Frets White Goss attorney Melissa Vancrum presents on renewable energy permitting trends at Kansas City symposium

Kansas City, Mo. – October 17, 2022:   Melissa Vancrum, a Rouse Frets White Goss attorney, spoke on October 12 at the annual Wildlife & Permitting Symposium hosted by Burns & McDonnell in Kansas City.  Clients, consultants and industry professionals and regulators attended the two-day symposium.

Melissa appeared on a panel addressing the siting considerations encountered in renewable energy projects.  Her presentation focused on local permitting of renewable energy projects across the country, including lessons learned, trends in new ordinances, and best practices.  She covered issues and obstacles and how to overcome them.

About Melissa Vancrum:

Melissa’s practice at the law firm includes work with a large team of experienced attorneys supporting renewable energy projects across the country.  The Energy Law group tackles  a broad spectrum of legal issues encountered in the projects regarding real estate, environmental concerns, permitting and regulatory requirements, and mergers and acquisitions.  The panel discussion allowed Melissa to showcase her experience in permitting wind, solar and energy storage projects and helping developers navigate state and local politics and regulations.

About the Law Firm: 

Based in Kansas City, the law firm offers sophisticated representation in both the private and public sectors.  For more, visit

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