energy secretary http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Moniz closer to confirmation as Energy Secretary http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/moniz-closer-confirmation-energy-secretary <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The US Senate began its vetting of Obama’s pick for a new Energy Secretary Tuesday. And so far, Wyoming lawmakers on the other side of the aisle seem pleased.&nbsp;</span></p><p>Moniz is a&nbsp;physics professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology&nbsp;and former energy undersecretary for President Clinton. He would be replacing&nbsp;former secretary Steven Chu, who was thought to favor renewable energy.</p> Wed, 10 Apr 2013 19:21:52 +0000 Sara Hossaini 39147 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Moniz closer to confirmation as Energy Secretary