Topics: Energy, Politics
Mr. Freeman is a
veteran utility manager and energy expert. He has been an energy and
environmental advisor in the Johnson, Nixon and Carter Administrations.
He has also served as general manager of the Tennessee Valley Authority and
the Lower Colorado River Authority, and as chairman of the California Power
and Conservation Finance Authority.
While general manager of
the Lower Colorado River Authority from 1986 to 1990, Mr. Freeman
led the effort to withdraw from a costly and environmentally
damaging lignite mine at Cummins Creek, in Fayette County, and to
begin investments in energy conservation.
July 23, 2007
Los Angeles, California