Obama's DOE nominee discusses nuclear energy, gasoline at hearings

01/14/2009 | NYTimes.com

Lawmakers questioned President-elect Barack Obama's nominee to head the Department of Energy about nuclear reactors, offshore drilling and a variety of other topics at a confirmation hearing Tuesday. During the hearing, Steven Chu backed off statements that gasoline prices should be higher, and he noted that the scientists must find a way to convert coal into clean energy. Chu previously said that he supported boosting "the price of gasoline to the levels in Europe."

View Full Article in:


Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Business

Job Title Company Location
Manager, Technical Staffing
U.S. Cellular
Chicago, IL
Human Resource Director
Salt Lake City, UT
Vice-President of Global Sales
Lindsay Corporation
Hartland, WI
Chief Operations Officer
Delta Community Supports
Blue Bell, PA
Administrative Management Specialist
Smithsonian Institute
Washington, DC