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Senate Confirms Rick Perry as Energy Secretary

Senate Confirms Rick Perry as Energy Secretary

Rick Perry was sworn in as energy secretary by Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday. His wife, Anita, held the Bible for the ceremony.
Steve Bannon Says Trump’s Cabinet Picks Are Intended to ‘Deconstruct’ Regulation and Agencies
Troops Who Cleaned Up Radioactive Islands Can’t Get Medical Care

Troops Who Cleaned Up Radioactive Islands Can’t Get Medical Care

In a photograph provided by Tim Snider, a military film crew dressed him in a protective suit and respirator on the day he arrived on Enewetak Atoll in 1979. During the four months he cleaned up
Editorial: Rick Perry Studies His Job Description

Editorial: Rick Perry Studies His Job Description

Rick Perry at his confirmation hearing on Thursday.

Perry on Energy: ‘I Regret Recommending Its Elimination’

Donald J. Trump’s nominee for the Department of Energy, Rick Perry, answered questions on his past statements about the department and on climate change.
Rick Perry Regrets Call to Close Energy Department

Rick Perry Regrets Call to Close Energy Department

Rick Perry at his Senate confirmation hearing on Thursday.
Hearing Briefing: 8 Highlights from the Confirmation Hearings

Hearing Briefing: 8 Highlights from the Confirmation Hearings

Mr. Perry, the former Texas governor, during his confirmation hearing on Thursday.
‘Learning Curve’ as Rick Perry Pursues a Job He Initially Misunderstood

‘Learning Curve’ as Rick Perry Pursues a Job He Initially Misunderstood

Rick Perry, the former governor of Texas and the nominee for energy secretary, at Trump Tower in Manhattan in November.
Can Carbon Capture Technology Prosper Under Trump?

Can Carbon Capture Technology Prosper Under Trump?

Carbon capture equipment at the Petra Nova plant southwest of Houston.
Can Carbon Capture Technology Prosper Under Trump?

Can Carbon Capture Technology Prosper Under Trump?

Carbon capture equipment at the Petra Nova plant southwest of Houston.

Rick Perry's Energy Department 'Oops' Moment

In November 2011, the former governor of Texas famously forgot that the U.S. Energy Department was one of the agencies he had pledged to eliminate if he were to become president.
Rick Perry, Ex-Governor of Texas, Is Trump’s Pick as Energy Secretary

Rick Perry, Ex-Governor of Texas, Is Trump’s Pick as Energy Secretary

Rick Perry, a former governor of Texas, in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York on Monday.
Rick Perry, Ex-Governor of Texas, Is Trump’s Pick as Energy Secretary

Rick Perry, Ex-Governor of Texas, Is Trump’s Pick as Energy Secretary

Rick Perry, a former governor of Texas, in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York on Monday.
Climate Change Conversations Are Targeted in Questionnaire to Energy Department

Climate Change Conversations Are Targeted in Questionnaire to Energy Department

A questionnaire was circulated at the Department of Energy by President-elect Donald J. Trump’s transition team, asking about involvement in specific areas of research and attendance at
NASA and FEMA Rehearse for the Unthinkable: An Asteroid Strike on Los Angeles
Trump Wants to ‘Drain the Swamp,’ but Change Will Be Complex and Costly

Trump Wants to ‘Drain the Swamp,’ but Change Will Be Complex and Costly

Contractors for the Environmental Protection Agency worked on the Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn. President-elect Donald J. Trump has vowed to gut the E.P.A.
Trump Wants to ‘Drain the Swamp,’ but Change Will Be Complex and Costly

Trump Wants to ‘Drain the Swamp,’ but Change Will Be Complex and Costly

Contractors for the Environmental Protection Agency worked on the Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn. President-elect Donald J. Trump has vowed to gut the E.P.A.