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Len Peters of Shelby County, Kentucky,. was appointed by Governor Steven Beshear as Secretary of the Energy and Environment Cabinet for the Commonwealth of Kentucky where he led the development of Intelligent Energy Choices for Kentucky’s Future: Kentucky’s 7-Point Strategy for Energy Independence-a strategy that set goals for energy efficiency, development of new energy sources and management of emissions. Peters has worked with the Governor to bring advanced battery research and manufacturing opportunities to Kentucky, creating jobs and strengthening Kentucky’s role in the automobile industry. He also oversees Kentucky’s regulatory programs that ensure environmental quality and mine safety.
Peters holds a B.S., M.S., and a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh.
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