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Nelson to Speak at Texas Tech Lecture Series at Noon, Live Webcast Available

George Watson

March 2, 2015

The head of the Public Utility Commission of Texas will give an address at the School of Law's Energy Law Lecture Series.

WHAT: The Texas Tech University School of Law will host Donna Nelson, chairwoman of the Public Utility Commission of Texas, as part of its Energy Law Lecture Series.

WHEN: Noon–1 p.m. Monday (March 2)

WHERE: Texas Tech University School of Law's Lanier Auditorium, 1802 Hartford Ave., Lubbock

EVENT: Donna Nelson, a 1986 graduate of the Texas Tech School of Law, will present “Power, the EPA and Texas.”

Nelson was appointed to the Public Utility Commission in 2008 by then-Gov. Rick Perry and was named chairwoman in 2011. Prior to her appointment, Nelson served as special assistant and adviser to Perry on energy and telecommunication issues as director of the Public Utility Commission's telecommunications section and as a legal adviser to the Public Utility Commission chairman.

Her lecture is open to the public. View live webcast here and contact corey.clem@ttu.edu for a one-hour Texas CLE credit.

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CONTACT:Kari Abitbol, director of communications, School of Law, Texas Tech University, (806) 834-8591, or kari.abitbol@ttu.edu.