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Friday, October 20, 2017
Department of Energy
Rick Perry, DOE

A Political Hustler To Run The Department Of Energy

There are valid reasons that should disqualify Perry from running a federal agency with 13,000 employees — plus 93,000 contract workers — and an annual budget of $30 million. Perry is, to put it kindly, not that bright. He lacks the experience to lead a large bureaucracy, despite the fact that he served as governor of Texas for 14 years. And he’s corrupt.

February 20, 2017
Energy Kids

Child’s Play: Team Trump Rewrites Department Of Energy Website For Kids

The changes on the energy website for kids were flagged by the Environmental Data and Governance Initiative, a group including scientists, lawyers, and archivists that started tracking changes to federal websites and data after Trump’s election.

February 17, 2017
Rick Perry, Department of Energy

Perry To Lead Energy Department — An Agency He Vowed To Eliminate

Perry’s proposal to scrap the Energy Department caused what has become known as his “oops” moment during a November 2011 debate when he could not remember all the Cabinet-level departments he wanted to eliminate.

December 13, 2016

Winds Of Change: Floating Power Turbines Envisioned Off Oregon Coast

By Ralph Vartabedian, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES—A Seattle energy company received initial regulatory approval Wednesday to build five massive wind turbines floating 16 miles off the Oregon coast. The pilot project off Coos Bay would be the first offshore wind facility on the West Coast. It also would be the biggest demonstration of technology that […]

February 6, 2014