Current Administration Energy Policies and Public Policy
Event Date: May 22, 2006
Location: Chautauqua Park, Boulder, CO
Rebecca Watson, former Assistant Secretary for Land and Minerals Management at the U.S. Department of the Interior, lectured on “Current Administration Energy Policies” at Chautauqua Park in Boulder on Monday, May 22.
While at the Department of the Interior, Watson was involved in setting policy and providing oversight to the Bureau of Land Management, Minerals Management Service, and the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement. Together, the three bureaus have responsibility for the production of about 35 percent of the nation’s domestic oil, natural gas, and coal. She left the Department in October 2005 and is now an attorney at the Hogan & Hartson law firm in Denver.