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REPORT: Rick Perry Plans To Step Down As DOE Secretary At The End Of The Year

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry is preparing to step down as the Department of Energy secretary at the end of the year, Politico reported Thursday, citing anonymous sources. Perry’s decision to leave has been in the works for months, anonymous sources tell reporters. They say Deputy Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette is expected to replace Perry, who’s managed to stay above ...

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Trump Rolls Back Obama’s Light Bulb Regs

The Trump administration announced new rules Wednesday rolling back requirements for energy-saving light bulbs, The New York Times reported. The Department of Energy move will prevent new efficiency standards on light bulbs from taking effect on Jan. 1 under a law passed in 2007 under former President George Bush’s final year in office. Congress passed the legislation to phase out incandescent ...

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Rick Perry’s Office Denies Reports He’s Headed For The Exit

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There’s “no truth” to reports that Energy Secretary Rick Perry is planning on leaving the Trump administration anytime soon, a Department of Energy (DOE) spokeswoman said. “He is happy where he is serving President Trump and leading the Department of Energy,” spokeswoman Shaylyn Hynes tweeted Wednesday night. “There is no truth that @SecretaryPerry is departing the Administration any time soon. ...

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The ‘Real’ Green New Deal: Rick Perry’s Plan To Save Nuclear

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Energy Secretary Rick Perry took a shot at the Democratic Party’s latest environmental proposal as he visited a nuclear plant’s construction site. “Ladies and gentlemen, look around you,” the president’s top energy official said Friday to a crowd of nuclear power plant employees in Waynesboro, Georgia. “This is the real new green deal.” Perry was speaking in front of a construction ...

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Rick Perry Draws Ire For $3.7 Billion Nuclear Energy Bailout

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A free market energy group is ripping Energy Secretary Rick Perry after he announced nearly $4 billion in new loan guarantees for a beleaguered nuclear construction project. “We oppose federal loan guarantees for any energy source, period,” said Thomas Pyle, the president of the American Energy Alliance (AEA), in a Friday statement. “Nuclear power is an important part of our ...

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Rick Perry Fires Back At Nevada’s Democratic Governor Over An Allegedly ‘Secret’ Shipment Of Plutonium

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Energy Secretary Rick Perry challenged Nevada’s claim his department secretly shipped plutonium into the state. Perry said Energy Department officials notified Nevada officials in August, before weapons-grade plutonium was shipped. GovernorSteve Sisolak  maintained that Perry didn’t properly notify Nevada of the plutonium shipment.  Tensions flared between Nevada Democratic Governor Steve Sisolak and the Trump administration amid an ongoing fight over ...

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‘Fake News:’ DOE’s Rick Perry Denies Reports He’s Considering Taking Over VA Spot

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  by Chris White Energy Department Chief Rick Perry said Wednesday he has no interest in becoming the next head of the Department of Veterans Affair despite reports suggesting otherwise. Perry rejected reports he’s being considered as a replacement for the agency’s Secretary David Shulkin, according to an Associated Press report. He called the speculation “fake news,” adding, “I am energy secretary from ...

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Fahrenheit 451 And The Demise Of America

Considering the story line of the Ray Bradbury book “Fahrenheit 451” can give some insight into what’s happening in this great nation under the current anti-American administration, as well as provide some parallels with our current lives.   The book describes a society whose firemen set fires instead of extinguishing them, and a society which crushes free, independent thinking on ...

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House Questions Use of Secret Email Accounts by Obama Administration

Yesterday, the House of Representatives Science, Space and Technology Committee released a statement in which they announced their investigation into EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson’s use of an email alias and questionable tactics by other Administration departments to prevent disclosure under Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests. Recent reports claimed that EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson used an alias email address under ...

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DOE Loans Loaded with Red Tape

Economist Milton Friedman once told an insightful anecdote concerning his trip to an Asian country in the 1960s.  He was shown a canal project and was shocked to see the lack of heavy moving equipment, which would have made removing earth, rocks, tress etc. much easier.  When he inquired about this, the government official accompanying him told him that this ...

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Congress Smashes Light Bulb Law .. For Now

Americans of all political bents have been stockpiling traditional, incandescent  light bulbs ahead of the planned enforcement of the so-called Light Bulb Law which was signed by former President Bush. It now appears they have more time before having CFLs shoved down their throats. In an attempt to pull government from yet another facet of American life, GOP lawmakers reached ...

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Obama's Failed "Green Energy" Policy

Energy Policy How much more proof does President Obama need that his “green jihad” is a failure? The greatest problem is that it has failed on two fronts. First, he and his administration have subsidized and/or granted loan guarantees to green energy projects regardless of feasibility. Second, he has all but shut down fossil energy production and exploration. Green Energy ...

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