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Senate Confirms Dan Brouillette as Energy Secretary

Senate Confirms Dan Brouillette as Energy Secretary

The U.S. Senate confirmed Dan Brouillette to become Secretary of Energy in a mostly bipartisan 70-15 vote late Monday.

December 3, 2019
Dan Brouillette Confirmed as Secretary of Energy

Dan Brouillette Confirmed as Secretary of Energy

The U.S. Senate confirmed Dan Brouillette to become Secretary of Energy in a mostly bipartisan 70-15 vote late Monday.

December 3, 2019

Trump’s FERC, DOE, DOI Nominations Voted Through to Full Senate

The Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources on Tuesday voted through to the full Senate three Trump administration nominations for key roles in energy related departments.

November 19, 2019

Committee Votes FERC, DOE, DOI Nominations Through to Full Senate

The Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources on Tuesday voted through to the full Senate three Trump administration nominations for key roles in energy related departments.

November 19, 2019

Murkowski Anticipates Swift Confirmation for DOE Nominee Dan Brouillette

It was mostly smooth sailing for Dan Brouillette, current deputy secretary at the Department of Energy (DOE), during a hearing of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Thursday to discuss his nomination to become DOE Secretary when Rick Perry steps down later this year.

November 15, 2019

Energy Industry Supporter Bernhardt Reportedly Eyed to Replace Zinke at Interior

Department of Interior Deputy Secretary David Bernhardt is said to be on the short list to take over after embattled Interior chief Ryan Zinke, who is facing a litany of congressional investigations, told President Trump over the weekend that he is stepping down.

December 17, 2018

Committee Sends Trump Regulatory Nominees Through to Full Senate

The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee gave its approval Tuesday to a quartet of Trump administration nominees to FERC, the Department of Energy (DOE) and the Department of the Interior (DOI).

June 6, 2017

Trump Regulatory Nominees Get Thumbs-Up From Senate Committee

The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee gave its approval Tuesday to a quartet of Trump administration nominees to FERC, the Department of Energy (DOE) and the Department of the Interior (DOI).

June 6, 2017

People — Pennsylvania DEP Secretary McDonnell

The Pennsylvania Senate has unanimously confirmed Patrick McDonnell as secretary of the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), which regulates oil and gas development in the state. His confirmation comes a year after he took over as acting secretary for John Quigley, who resigned in May 2016, and about eight months after Gov. Tom Wolfnominated him to serve in the position. A longtime state government employee, McDonnell previously served as the agency’s policy director, overseeing regulatory development.

May 19, 2017

Trump to Nominate Oklahoma AG Pruitt, EPA Critic, to Lead Agency

Oklahoma Attorney General (AG) Scott Pruitt, considered an ally to the fossil fuel industry — and a longtime critic of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its alleged regulatory overreach — has been selected by President-elect Trump to lead the agency.

December 7, 2016
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