June 27, 2013 (56:16 mins)
David Hayes, deputy secretary of US Department of the Interior
Platts reporters and other credentialed media convened to hear David Hayes, deputy secretary of the US Department of the Interior, discuss a wide range of energy issues, including offshore drilling safety after the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster, the challenges of Arctic oil exploration, renewable energy development on public lands and the department's climate change initiatives.
Hayes was nominated by the President for the position on February 27, 2009, after serving as a leader in President Obama's Transition Team, heading the agency review process for the Department of Energy, Department of Agriculture, Department of the Interior and Environmental Protection Agency.
Hayes is a native of Rochester, New York. He graduated summa cum laude from the University of Notre Dame and received his J.D. from Stanford University, where he was an editor of the Stanford Law Review. He is the former Chairman of the Board of Visitors for Stanford Law School.
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