November 21, 2011

Americans Should Thank Steven Chu

Michael Kraft, Houston Chronicle


In most years the secretary of energy gets little public attention, but this year is different. Republicans like former House Speaker Newt Gingrich are calling for Energy Secretary Steven Chu to step down because they disagree with his efforts to change energy priorities and they blame him for a failed federal loan to a solar energy company. They couldn't be more wrong about these questions. . .

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