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John Deutch - The Secretary of Energy Advisory Board Shale Gas Subcommittee

John Deutch
Institute Professor

This talk will describe the tremendous potential benefits of shale gas and the environmental challenges posed by shale gas production. John Deutch will review the work of the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board Shale Gas Subcommittee, which he chaired, including the recommendations, the reasons for these recommendations, and the lessons to be learned from the experiences of this unusual advisory committee.

About the Speaker

John Deutch is an Institute Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Mr. Deutch has been a member of the MIT faculty since 1970, and has served as Chairman of the Department of Chemistry, Dean of Science, and Provost. Mr. Deutch has published over 160 technical publications in physical chemistry, as well as numerous publications on technology, energy, international security, and public policy issues.

John Deutch served as Director of Central Intelligence from May 1995-December 1996. From 1994-1995, he served as Deputy Secretary of Defense and served as Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition and Technology from 1993-1994. John Deutch has also served as Director of Energy Research (1977-1979), Acting Assistant Secretary for Energy Technology (1979), and Undersecretary (1979-80) in the United States Department of Energy.

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