THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES MICHAEL L. BEATTY THE U.S. REPRESENTATIVE
TO THE WESTERN INTERSTATE NUCLEAR BOARD
The President today announced his intent to appoint Michael L. Beatty of Colorado, the U.S. Representative to the Western Interstate Nuclear Board.
Mr. Beatty is an attorney in private practice in Colorado Springs. He is the former Chief of Staff to Governor Roy Romer. He has served as the Executive Vice President of the Coastal Corporation, a multi- billion dollar, Fortune 500 diversified energy holding company, and as General Counsel to the Colorado Interstate Gas Company. Mr. Beatty is a former professor of law at the University of Wyoming and the University of Idaho.
As the U.S. Representative to the Western Interstate Nuclear Board, Mr. Beatty will administer the Western Interstate Nuclear Compact which is a voluntary agreement among the 13 Rocky Mountain Pacific states, enabling them to act cooperatively to promote the potential of nuclear energy for the welfare and growth of the region and its individual states and territories. The compact states include Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming.