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Energy Chief Pledges Investigation Into Collapse
RICHLAND  (AP) — U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry says his agency will conduct a study to determine what led to the collapse of a tunnel at Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Washington state.
Perry said Wednesday that the tunnel obviously deteriorated and the question that needs to be answere…
Perry Sworn as Secretary of Energy; First Cases of Bird Flu
**The Senate has confirmed Rick Perry as the nation’s 14th Secretary of Energy, a department he once vowed to abolish.
He was sworn in following the 62-37 vote.
During his confirmation hearing, the former Texas governor told lawmakers he regrets his statement about doing away with DOE …
All 4 Pacific Northwest Senators Against Perry Confirmation
SPOKANE  (AP) — All four senators from Washington and Oregon voted against Rick Perry to become energy secretary, saying they were worried about his commitment to clean up the Hanford Nuclear Reservation.
But the former Texas governor was easily approved by the full Senate Thursday to join…
Ag Secretary Updt and Tyson CEO
Some of the names being floated as the possible Secretary of Agriculture include Indiana Farmer and recently retired Indiana Farm Bureau president Don Villwock who first learned he might be a candidate from his daughter who read an article on the Politico website...
Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry Joins Farm and Rural Advisory Team
Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry has joined Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s farm and rural advisory team. The Trump campaign announced that they have set up a geographically diverse team of agricultural leaders that includes congressmen, governors, state agriculture commissioners, trade…