GOP Accuses DOE Of Deception On Renewable Energy

Law360, New York (August 15, 2012, 7:48 PM EDT) -- House Republicans on Tuesday accused Secretary of Energy Steven Chu of delivering false information regarding loan guarantees for renewable-power companies, some of which have gone bankrupt, and suggested his subordinates may have illegally used personal email accounts to duck congressional oversight.

The allegations were contained in a seven-page letter to Chu, who is described as giving inaccurate answers, potentially on purpose, during Capitol Hill testimony related to political considerations surrounding government assistance for green-energy firms.

According to the letter, Chu said in March that the White...
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