Posts tagged with the keyword: ‘energy plan’

Politics To Test Energy Goals

Politics To Test Energy Goals

WASHINGTON — Steven Chu, President-elect Barack Obama’s pick to lead the Energy Department, got a taste last week of what life in Washington would be like. Members of the Illinois congressional delegation met with the Nobel Prize-winning physicist Jan. 7 and pressured him to support renewed federal aid for a project in Mattoon, Ill., to [...]

Politics of energy and autos

Politics of energy and autos

Two more leaked cabinet choices from the incoming Obama Administration. Both will have influence on energy, land use and green tech subsidies. Interior Secretary nominee: Sen. Ken Salazar (Colorado-D). Here’s what his official website says about his enviornmental credo: “He has made sure that the federal government keeps its promise to protect our land and [...]

Obama focuses on alternative energy, environment

Obama focuses on alternative energy, environment

CHICAGO (Reuters) – Insisting on the need to develop new forms of energy, U.S. President-elect Barack Obama on Monday chose as his energy secretary a Nobel physics laureate who is a major promoter of alternative fuels.   Obama named Steven Chu, the winner of the 1997 Nobel Prize in physics who was an early advocate [...]


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