Trump appointee apologizes for offensive tweets
A Trump administration appointee at the Department of Energy who called former President Obama a "Kenyan creampuff," urged attacks against law professors and labeled people pressing for action on climate change "nuts" on Twitter is apologizing.
GOP senators look to limit DOE role in export approvals
Senate Republicans have lost no time in embracing the Trump administration's "energy dominance" message with bills to fast-track natural gas exports.
Official who oversees safety and security to exit
The Department of Energy's internal safety and security watchdog is heading for the exits, according to an email obtained by E&E News.
Senators call Perry's budget defense a 'suicide mission'
Energy Secretary Rick Perry raised eyebrows on Capitol Hill today as he continued to waver between appearing to buck President Trump's fiscal 2018 budget plan and offering a lukewarm defense.
Agency dismantling international climate office
The Department of Energy today confirmed it is shuttering an international climate office to eliminate "unnecessary duplication" but shot back at suggestions it was stepping away from promoting clean energy.