Avoiding the T-Word: Why California Chose Cap-and-Trade
Chautauqua Institution - Chautauqua Amphitheater
Mary Nichols was appointed by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger as chairman of the California Air Resources Board in July 2007, returning to the same position she held under Gov. Jerry Brown from 1978 to 1983.Nichols has devoted her entire career in public and private, not-for-profit service to advocating for the environment and public health. She has previously served as assistant administrator for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Air and Radiation under the Clinton administration, secretary of the California Resources Agency from 1999 to 2003, and director of the UCLA Institute of the Environment.