Obama Committed To Domestic Energy Sources, Chu Says

Law360, New York (March 1, 2012, 3:21 PM EST) -- U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu defended his agency's proposed $27 billion budget Thursday, rejecting House Republicans' assertions that the Obama administration killed the Keystone XL pipeline and hasn't prioritized lowering gas prices.

In his latest defense of the budget, Chu faced criticism at a hearing of the U.S. House of Representatives' Committee on Science, Space and Technology over a range of DOE budget priorities and policies, including its denial of the Keystone permit after Congress passed a bill requiring a decision on the project...
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