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Karen Billups Quoted in Birmingham Business Journal Regarding Potential Impact of Trump’s Environmental Policies on Alabama Industries

Karen Billups, partner in the firm’s Washington, D.C., office and member of the Energy and Environmental & Natural Resources Practices, was featured in the Birmingham Business Journal’s cover story on February 17, 2017, regarding how President Trump’s environmental policies could impact industries in Alabama. In the article, Karen discussed possible effects on oil production and pipelines, as well as the potential impact of the Trump administration on individuals in Alabama employed in the metal fabrication business that stand to benefit from increased construction of infrastructure, including pipelines, in the U.S. using U.S.-manufactured metals. Prior to joining Balch, Karen served as staff director for the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.