Secretary Chu Tries to Spin Away from Obama’s Careless LIHEAP Cuts

By: Saturday April 2, 2011 7:52 am

Energy Secretary Steven Chu spoke to a Christian Science Monitor event yesterday and was asked why the Obama Administration was willing to propose/accept major cuts in LIHEAP, the Low Income Home Energy Assistant Program, for fiscal year 2012. His response suggests the Administration does not have a principled or coherent answer.

 

Energy Secretary Chu Favors Broad Moratorium on ALL New Drilling

By: Tuesday May 25, 2010 7:30 am

Reponding to a question from Maddow about Monday’s New York Times story that MMS was still issuing new permits despite the supposed moratorium announced by the President and Secretary Salazar, Energy Secretary Chu said that if it were up to him, he would impose a moratorium on all new offshore drilling activities whether or not they already had existing permits.

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