Daines: Perry Will Restore Balance to Energy

CIRCLE, Mont. — U.S. Senator Steve Daines today released the following statement on former Texas Governor Rick Perry, President-elect Donald J. Trump’s nominee for Secretary of the Department of Energy: 

“Governor Perry will restore balance to the Department of Energy so that its priorities better reflect our nation’s all-of-the-above energy mix,” Daines stated. “We need to encourage federal investments in fossil fuel research and make the United States a leader in clean coal technology to make our nation energy secure. I look forward to supporting his nomination and making America an energy leader.”