NITZ: William A. William A. Nitsz, Washington, DC, died Friday, July 30, in Monte Rio, California. He is 78. Among his friends, Bill is known for his promises. Joy from history, philosophy and literature; And a good joke for him. He knows that he or mankind is not perfect, but he has always had a lifelong commitment to learning in the hope of personal and social development. For the last ten years of his life, he enjoyed teaching at the George Mason University Krasno Institute, where he co-directed the latest developments in artificial intelligence. He was an evangelist for the damage to our climate and the environment, and he supported entrepreneurs who wanted to alleviate that damage. Bill was born on September 27, 1942, to Paul Henry Nietz, an architect, arms control negotiator, and presidential adviser on the administration of Franklin Roosevelt to Ronald Reagan. Bill was the eldest grandson of Standard Oil co-founder, opponent – Jedi Rockefeller Senior Fellow and founder of the Prat Institute in Brooklyn, New York. He was the granddaughter of Ruth Baker Pratt, the first member of Congress from New York State. After graduating from Harvard College and earning a JD from Harvard Law School, he began working as an associate at Sullivan and Cromwell, LLP. He later worked as an assistant general consultant at Mobil Oil, and later as general consultant at Mobil Oil Japan. He lived in Tokyo, Japan, for about five years in the late 1970s, when the American immigrant community was small and close. He valued their friendship in Japan, and he respected Japanese culture. Bill served under President Ronald Reagan, George H. W. Bush, and Bill Clinton. From 1994 to 2001, he served as Assistant Administrator of the United States Environmental Protection Agency. He was the president of Alliance Energy, where he introduced domestic energy efficiency through changes in residential and commercial building codes, as well as tax incentives (1990-1994). Prior to that, he was Assistant Secretary of State for Environmental, Health, and Natural Resources, where he led a multidisciplinary approach to trade in hazardous, endangered, endangered species, ozone protocols, and fossil fuels (1987-1990). The Bush administration has been forced to resign in response to public opinion polls suggesting it has increased its commitment to reducing domestic greenhouse gas emissions. In the aftermath of the war, he was inspired by his aunt and uncle, Walter and Elizabeth Papke, who wanted to create a place for art and humanity in Aspen, CO. He was a student in the 1960s and ’70s, building a second home in Aspen, inspiring Greek philosophy and tragic love. He later served as the Board of Directors of Aspen Skiing Company and as a long-time trustee of the Aspen Institute. In recent decades, Bill has served as chairman of the Oceena Energy Company, a company that develops new hydraulic technology to convert energy into electricity. And Clear Path Technologies, Inc., a company that develops neutron-based systems to identify and identify explosives and other hazardous substances in sealed containers. GridPoint, Inc., which develops and sells intelligent energy management systems for residential, commercial and industrial applications. He was a co-founder of a company. A.D. In 1971, Bill married Ann Kendall Richard in a green and white tent with dozens of trees grown by friends, family, and his father-in-law. She survives, as do their two children – Paul Nietzsche (Jane Cussera) of Chess Hill, Massachusetts; And Seattle Washington Charles Nits (Marina Martin); And three grandchildren. He is survived by his three brothers, Peter Nietzsche and Heidi Nietzs, both of New York City; And Anina Nitz Moritari Chest Hill. Funding for the Scholarship Fund has been set up at the ACES Center for Environmental Studies (ACES) at the Bill Memorial. Bill’s friends can send a gift to ACS in his name instead of flowers.
Published August 15, 2021, by The New York Times.