Kenneth J. Nemeth, Secretary and Executive Director of the Southern States Energy Board will speak on “The Impact of Global Warming Initiatives on Energy Supplies, Climate and the Environment” Thursday, April 23 at 5:00 pm in the Hilary J. Boone Center.
Ken Nemeth has served as the Southern States Energy Board’s Secretary and Executive Director since February 1975. He is responsible for the direction, formulation, development, demonstration, and implementation of all Board programs. This includes the Southeast Regional Carbon Sequestration Partnership, the largest of seven regional initiatives funded by the U.S. Department of Energy with over 100 members. During Mr. Nemeth’s tenure, the Board has undertaken initiatives in a wide range of energy and environmental policy and technology areas. These include the creation of international partnerships and coalitions for clean energy, environmental protection, and economic development. His diplomatic and political skills have facilitated joint partnerships throughout the world.
Mr. Nemeth currently serves as a member of the National Coal Council and numerous boards, organizations, task forces, and partnerships representing energy and environmental strategies and technologies. His service to the region is acclaimed with honors and awards throughout the country.
The event is free and open to the public. A reception will immediately follow. Parking is available in the Boone Center visitor lot next to the Mining and Mineral Resources Building.
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