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Republicans Want Secretary of Energy Chu Fired Over High Gas Prices

In response to Republican claims that the Obama administration is not working to lower gasoline prices, U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Steven Chu said that the DOE is on track to lower gasoline prices through some indirect methods, including promotion of alternatives such as biofuels and electric vehicles. Speaking at a White House hearing on the DOE’s budget, Chu said his department is making investments in technologies to improve automobile gas mileage, expand battery life for electric vehicles and develop biofuels to reduce U.
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US Politics / Conservative : NewsBusters (3 years ago)

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Politics : Business Insider: Politix (3 years ago)

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