Lisa Jackson headlines Stockton energy conference

New Jersey's Stockton College is holding an energy symposium Wednesday, and the keynote speaker will be U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa P. Jackson.

The all-day event is intended to look back briefly at where we were 40 years ago, and then look forward to 40 years ahead.

It's open to the public _ $40 per person, $10 for seniors.

Denise Foster, a vice president at PJM, the region's grid operator, will talk about infrastructure. Chris Wisseman of Fishermen's Energy, the group that may be the first put put wind turbines off the coast of the U.S., will talk about alternative energy.

Other discussion weill be held about energy use in buildings, large-scale alternative energy, nuclear energy and natural gas production.

The symposium is being sponsored by the William J. Huighes Center for Public Policy.

More information is availalable here.