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Secretary Chu in Houston Today

July 13, 2010 - 12:00am

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Washington, D.C. - At the direction of President Obama, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu is in Houston today to oversee the well integrity test and continue his efforts as part of the Administration-wide ongoing oil spill response.

This is the Secretary's sixth trip to Houston since the spill. Secretary Chu and his scientific team are coordinating their work with National Incident Commander Admiral Thad Allen, who is leading the administration-wide response and directing all interagency activities.  Visit the Department of Energy Actions on BP Oil Spill web page for more information on the work that the Secretary, Department staff and independent scientists have done to date on the oil spill response.

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(202) 586-4940

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