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June 14, 2013

Moniz welcomes ‘dialogue’ with House subpanel on science of global warming

Nick Juliano, E&E reporter  •    •  Posted 2013-06-14 11:56:28

“First of all, the rise in CO2 emissions in the last half-century is clearly tracked to our global increased energy use,” Moniz told Rep. David McKinley (R-W.Va.) during a hearing of the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Power. … Secondly, I know how to count,” Moniz added. “I can count how many CO2 molecules have gone out from fossil fuel combustion, and I know how many additional CO2 molecules are in the atmosphere.” [ read more … ]

Moniz promises Hanford visit, department reorganization, LNG decisions

Nick Juliano, E&E reporter  •    •  Posted 2013-06-14 11:56:47

Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz plans to visit the embattled nuclear waste site in Hanford, Wash., next week, he told a congressional subcommittee today during a wide-ranging hearing. Moniz called the site, where leaks have been discovered in six tanks storing radioactive sludge, one of the “most challenging” in the Department of Energy’s portfolio of Cold War-era facilities that need to be cleaned up, a job he called a “legal and moral imperative.”
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