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Lemley Intermountain Conference on Environment scheduled Sept. 18-19

September 7, 2007
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The Lemley Intermountain Conference on the Environment is scheduled Sept. 18-19 on the Idaho State University campus in Pocatello.

This annual conference focuses on management issues, research findings, responsibility issues and regulatory perspectives. Topics scheduled to be discussed include energy conservation, dams, GIS applications, global warming, groundwater quality, public environmental policy and economic incentives, hillside development, land management, alternative fuels and coal gasification, water quality systems and watershed management, public and environmental health, nuclear energy, mining and petroleum, transportation and sustainable agricultural practices

The conference will run from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days, with registration beginning at 7:30 a.m. Sept. 18. The conference opens in the Pond Student Union Ballroom. Breakout sessions will be held in the PSUB Wood and Little Wood River rooms.

Conferences fees are $30 for one day or $40 for both days for those who preregister; $45 for one day or $55 for both days for on-site registration; and students may attend the conference for $25 to attend one or both days.

For additional information and to register, contact ISU’s Continuing Education and Conference Services at (208) 282-3155 or extendedlearning@isu.edu with any questions.

The conference is named for and sponsored by Jack Lemley and his wife, Pam, founders and principal owners of Lemley and Associates and Lemley International, Inc., in Boise.

Lemley will be the opening keynote speaker for this conference. He is renown for management of major construction projects throughout the world for more than 40 years. His projects have included the Boston Harbor, the Panama Canal, the Idaho State Capital Building among many more. He has been credited with solving many of the problems facing the completion of the tunnel beneath the English Channel that connects England and France. For that he received the Honorary Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire from the Queen of England in 1996. He has received numerous other recognitions and awards for his outstanding leadership through the years.

Jack and Pam are outstanding supporters of higher education in Idaho and their many contributions make a difference for many in the state. Pam serves on the ISU Foundation Board. Jack serves on similar boards at the University of Idaho and at Albertson College of Idaho. He holds honorary doctorates from both those institutions.

Some of Jack Lemley’s professional experiences include being CEO of American Ecology Corporation, president and CEP of Blount Construction Group, vice president of Morrison-Knudsen Co., engineer and project manager for Guy F. Atkinson Co. and president of Healthcare, Inc.  He serves on the boards of directors for IDACORP, Inc., IDACORP Technology, Inc., Applied Power Corporation, Manipouri Hydro Power Facility in New Zealand, Yucca Mountain and Fermi National Laboratory.


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