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Energy Secretary Rick Perry announced Thursday that he will leave his job by the end of the year, saying that under President Donald Trump the nation is nearing energy independence.
As Rudy Giuliani was pushing Ukrainian officials last spring to investigate one of Donald Trump’s main political rivals, a group of individuals with ties to the president and his personal lawyer were also active in the former Soviet republic.
President Donald Trump on Friday directed Energy Secretary Rick Perry to prepare “immediate steps” to bolster struggling coal-fired and nuclear power plants to keep them open.
The White House late Saturday confirmed plans to withdraw the nomination of a climate change skeptic with ties to the fossil fuel industry to serve as President Donald Trump’s top environmental adviser.
Energy Secretary Rick Perry says he thinks using fossil fuels can help prevent sexual assault.
And now President Donald Trump has talked about another U.S. territory struck by hurricanes as if it’s a foreign country. He said in a speech at the Values Voters Summit on Friday morning that he met with the “president” of the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Energy Secretary Rick Perry defended his costly travel on private and government planes to Congress, saying Thursday that such flights are sometimes needed for him to do his job.
The Trump administration says coal is back and nuclear energy is cool. Not at the expense of natural gas, wind and solar, insist an unusual coalition of business and environmental groups.
Just days after Energy Secretary Rick Perry made his first trip to the Hanford nuclear reservation, HBO’s John Oliver used the polluted nuclear site as a satirical punching bag for the nation’s decades of failure to find a permanent storage solution for the millions of gallons of nuclear waste.
In his first visit to the Tri-Cities, Energy Secretary Rick Perry offered enthusiastic support for the Hanford cleanup and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, but gave no assurance he will advocate to maintain current funding.
U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry’s visit to the Mid-Columbia is “an edification” – the chance to see firsthand the work being done at places like the Hanford nuclear reservation and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, he said Monday.
Energy Secretary Rick Perry said Tuesday that “state-sponsored” or criminal hackers are targeting U.S. nuclear power plants and other energy providers, but said the government has resources to safeguard the nation’s electric grid.
U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry said Thursday that coal-fired power plants are important for the country’s future, and he suggested that energy supply will spark demand.
Needing extra time to get the work done has been the rule, not the exception, for the Legislature.
Energy Secretary Rick Perry said Monday he does not believe carbon dioxide is a primary contributor to global warming, a statement at odds with mainstream scientific consensus but in line with the head of the Environmental Protection Agency. Thoughts? CH
Energy Secretary Rick Perry said Monday he does not believe carbon dioxide is a primary contributor to global warming, a statement at odds with mainstream scientific consensus but in line with the head of the Environmental Protection Agency.
U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry said Monday that he hopes China will step forward to be a “real leader” on climate issues, while rejecting criticism that the United States is backing down.
The former Texas governor says he’s having the time of his life running an agency he once pledged to eliminate. Rick Perry has emerged as a strong defender of the department’s work, especially the 17 national labs that conduct cutting-edge research on everything from national security to renewable energy.
The beleaguered Hanford cleanup is a national embarrassment, with serious consequences for this region.
Washington’s two U.S. senators brought the chemical vapors issue at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation to the attention of new Energy Secretary Rick Perry, asking him to improve safety and make sure improvements last.