Title: Environmental Engineer
Company: Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)
Location: Florence, Alabama, United States
Jack Don Lokey Jr., Environmental Engineer, now retired from the Tennessee Valley Authority, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Engineers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in chemical and environmental engineering.
Mr. Lokey obtained a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Auburn University in 1975, followed by a Master of Chemical Engineering from Auburn in 1990. He excelled as a chemical engineer with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for four years, and then for 35 years as an environmental engineer with the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), the federally-owned electric utility corporation created by Congress in 1933 to provide navigation, flood control, electricity generation, fertilizer manufacturing, regional planning, and economic development to the Tennessee Valley. His responsibilities included preparing air permit applications for TVA’s fossil-fuel-fired power plants and preparing air emission inventories for those power plants to be submitted to State and Federal agencies. Mr. Lokey was named TVA Engineer of the Year in 2004 and his professional memberships include the Alabama Society of Professional Engineers.
Attributing his success to hard work, Mr. Lokey maintains that his career highlight was setting up the Emission Inventory Program for TVA to report its emissions to State and Federal agencies. In addition, he takes pride in takes pride in his twin daughters, who have degrees in engineering. One daughter currently works for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Madison, Alabama, and her sister worked as a materials engineer for a Geotech engineering firm in Nashville, Tennessee.
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