[RenewableEnergyAccess.com] James W. Hunt, III was appointed as the Cabinet Chief of Environmental and Energy Services for the City of Boston. The Environmental Services Cabinet was created by Mayor Thomas Menino in 1994. As Cabinet Chief, Hunt is responsible for shaping green building and energy policies for the city, enforcing building codes and environmental regulations, preserving the city’s history, and maintaining and expanding access to open spaces on land. Hunt, who holds a law degree from Suffolk University Law School, will be the first cabinet ranking official to oversee both environmental and energy policy. This new position will address the intensifying synergy between environmental, energy, and economic matters.