Growth Energy Praises Moniz Confirmation as Energy Secretary

WASHINGTON, DC — Following the Senate confirmation of Ernest Moniz for the Secretary of Energy, Tom Buis CEO of Growth Energy released the following statement:

“I would like to congratulate Ernest Moniz on his confirmation as the Secretary of Energy. President Obama has chosen an excellent and well-qualified individual to lead the Department of Energy and I look forward to working with Secretary Moniz to continue to advance the growth and development of sustainable biofuels.

“Furthermore, I am pleased that Gina McCarthy’s nomination has successfully advanced through the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee.  Ms. McCarthy is extremely qualified and is known for her willingness to always examine issues with a fair and open-minded approach and she will make an excellent Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administer. I urge the Senate to act swiftly and confirm Gina McCarthy so she may begin her post at the EPA to continue the critical work of advancing sound energy policies, such as the RFS.”

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