Obama Nominee For Key DOE Post Steps Down

Law360, New York (May 9, 2012, 7:39 PM EDT) -- The head of a key U.S. Department of Energy research and development office and nominee for a top post at the agency will step down next month, Energy Secretary Steven Chu said Wednesday.

Arun Majumdar, director of Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy and acting energy undersecretary, will resign in June, Chu said in an internal DOE email provided to Law360.

Majumdar served as the first director of ARPA-E, an agency the Obama administration launched in 2009 with stimulus funds to help finance development of innovative,...
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