Rick Perry says Trump is the ‘chosen one’ to be president

Politics 11/25/19, 18:39

Energy Secretary Rick Perry said in an interview released by "Fox & Friends" over the weekend that he believes Trump was God's “chosen one” to be President of the United States.  “God’s used imperfect people all through history. King David wasn’t perfect. ...

Perry sidesteps testifying before impeachment investigators

Politics 11/01/19, 18:54

Outgoing Energy Secretary Rick Perry was called to testify on Friday, Nov. 1, before the House Committees as part of the impeachment inquiry against President Trump but he refused to follow the request, according to the department's representative. His deposition was ...

New Mexico governor says no to high-level nuclear waste

U.S. 06/07/19, 17:03

New Mexico's governor said Friday she's opposed to plans by a New Jersey-based company to build a multibillion-dollar facility in her state to temporarily store spent nuclear fuel from commercial reactors around the U.S.In a letter to U.S. Energy Secretary ...

Energy Secretary: US aims to making fossil fuels cleaner

U.S. 05/30/19, 19:37

The Trump administration is committed to making fossil fuels cleaner rather than imposing "draconian" regulations on coal and oil, U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry said Thursday at an energy conference in Salt Lake City. Perry previously said the administration wants to ...

Energy Department says it will remove plutonium from Nevada

U.S. 04/30/19, 18:53

U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry is pledging to expedite the removal of weapons-grade plutonium secretly hauled to Nevada last year as the state and Trump administration remain locked in a court battle about whether the shipment was legal. The Energy Department ...

US approves deal to share nuclear tech with Saudi Arabia

Tech 03/28/19, 15:01

The Trump administration has approved six applications for U.S. companies to sell nuclear power technology and assistance to Saudi Arabia, Energy Secretary Rick Perry told lawmakers Thursday. Perry told the Senate Armed Services Committee that the Energy Department has approved 37 ...

Perry defends plan for Nevada nuclear-waste storage site

World 03/26/19, 12:25

Energy Secretary Rick Perry is defending the Trump administration's plans to collect and store nuclear waste from around the country in a site northwest of Las Vegas. Perry told a House Appropriations subcommittee Tuesday that the alternative was leaving spent nuclear ...

US energy secretary surprises at World Government Summit

U.S. 02/10/19, 02:34

U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry has made a surprise visit to the World Government Summit in Dubai.Perry took the stage Sunday to announce a robotics competition would be held later this year in the United Arab Emirates.Perry is a former ...

Poland signs deal for long-term deliveries of US gas

Europe 11/08/18, 07:02

Poland's main gas company signed a long-term contract Thursday to receive deliveries of liquefied natural gas from the United States as part of a larger effort to reduce its energy dependence on Russia. The state company PGNiG signed the 24-year deal ...

Biggest test for Texas’ GOP governor may come after election

U.S. 11/06/18, 08:26

Texas' surprisingly close Senate race and record-smashing turnout in early voting isn't giving Republican Gov. Greg Abbott jitters as he breezes into Tuesday's midterm on the brink of a second term.A far bigger test looms after the election.Democrat Lupe Valdez, ...

How DC unleashed fossil-fuel exports despite climate worries

U.S. 10/16/18, 05:18

Energy Secretary Rick Perry's keynote speech at the World Gas Conference in June opened with a marching band and ended with an exhibition by the Harlem Globetrotters. It was a spectacle befitting the industry symposium. "We're sharing our energy bounty ...

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