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Energy Secretary Steven Chu

Sequestering the Parks

Mike Smith | Posted 06.09.2013 | Green
Mike Smith

If sequestration is not stopped, grand bargain or not, we are likely to lose critical park resources and ecosystems are not protected while we wait.

Energy Secretary Chu Resigns Leaving Oil Markets in Turmoil

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 04.06.2013 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

Energy, be it oil, natural gas or coal, involves core commodities to the functioning of our economic viability, and here the Department of Energy under Chu's tutelage has approached disaster.

Energy Secretary Chu And The Price You Are Paying For Gasoline

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 06.16.2012 | Home
Raymond J. Learsy

The price we are all paying at the pump or for heating oil was too mundane to be touched upon by Dr. Chu. A bit like leaving the aerie of the ivy covered halls of academe and getting your hands dirty on an oil rig.

Obama's 'All-Of-The Above' Energy Policy Leaves Much Off The Table

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 05.25.2012 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

What should have been said by our president is that this government is moving heaven and earth to convert our transportation fleet from gasoline and diesel to being powered by compressed natural gas.

Lucia Graves

Energy Secretary Gives Himself A Grade For Department's Handling Of Oil And Gas Prices | Lucia Graves | Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Energy Secretary Steven Chu said Tuesday that the Department of Energy deserves "better than an A-" for its role in reducing the price o...

Maine Freezes While Washington Snoozes

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 04.06.2012 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

The price of heating oil has gone up by 40 cents this year to $3.71 per gallon while Washington snoozes away, letting the oil boys walk all over us while our fellow citizens freeze up in Maine and other northern states.

Steven Chu Solyndra Testimony Set For Nov. 17

Politico | DARREN SAMUELSOHN | Posted 12.27.2011 | Green

Energy Secretary Steven Chu is set to testify about Solyndra on Nov. 17 before the House Energy and Commerce oversight subcommittee, an Obama administ...

Lucia Graves

Solyndra Critics Can Claim Their First Scalp | Lucia Graves | Posted 12.06.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- Jonathan Silver, the head of the Department of Energy's loan guarantee program at the heart of the Solyndra controversy, is stepping dow...

Energy Secretary Chu on the Coolest Solar Decathlon Innovations (Video)

Susanna Murley | Posted 12.05.2011 | Green
Susanna Murley

Planet Forward's Frank Sesno catches up with Secretary of Energy Dr. Steven Chu on site at the 2011 Solar Decathlon.

The "Nightmare Scenario": Thank You Saudi Arabia for Looking After our Future

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

The true "nightmare scenario" would be if we let Saudi Arabia and the oil industry flacks sway us one iota from the course our new president has set, to turn us away from fossil fuels for once and forever!