Energy Secretary Chu Needs to Delegate


During a press conference to announce new energy-efficiency standards today, President Obama made sure to mention that the White House was doing its part to conserve. “Secretary [Steven] Chu has already started to take a look at our light bulbs, and we’re going to see what we need to replace them with energy-efficient light bulbs,” he said of the man in charge of the Department of Energy’s $26.4 billion annual budget. [Page/Time]