Energy Department To Sell Fisker Loan The Energy Department says it is selling a $192 million loan made to struggling electric car maker Fisker Automotive Inc.
Nation's Bloated Nuclear Spending Comes Under Fire At Los Alamos National Laboratory, a seven-year, $213 million upgrade to the security system that protects the lab's most sensitive nuclear bomb-making facilities doesn't work.
House Defies Obama Administration In Energy Budget BillThe House on Wednesday voted to slash money for renewable energy research and defy the Obama administration's decision to close the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository in a bare-bones annual spending bill for energy and water programs.
Senate Dems Reject House GOP Limits, Push Billions In Additional Domestic SpendingDemocrats controlling the Senate are pushing to spending billions of dollars more than their House GOP rivals on transportation and housing programs despite tough budget limits that promise to roll the increases back.
Senior Energy Dept. Official Gave Jobs To 3 Of His Own ChildrenAn internal investigation has found that a senior Energy Department official was actively involved in securing summer jobs for his three college-aged children.
Senate Confirms Physicist Moniz As Energy Chief Physicist Ernest Moniz won unanimous Senate confirmation Thursday to be the nation's new energy secretary.
Obama Administration Had Advance Warning On Electric Car FailureNewly released documents show that the Obama administration was warned as early as 2010 that electric car maker Fisker Automotive Inc. was not meeting milestones set up for a half-billion dollar government loan, nearly a year before U.S. officials froze the loan after questions were raised about the company's statements.
Obama Nominates 3 to Cabinet-Level PositionsPresident Barack Obama filled in more pieces of his second term leadership team Monday, nominating a trio of new advisers to lead the Energy Department, Environmental Protection Agency and budget office.

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