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Secretary Moniz's First Pitch at Fenway for Earth Day

April 25, 2014 - 10:19am

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Secretary Moniz, far right, throws the first pitch at the Red Sox Earth Day game on April 22, 2014. | Photo by <a href="/node/716056">Marissa Newhall</a>, Energy Department.

Secretary Moniz, far right, throws the first pitch at the Red Sox Earth Day game on April 22, 2014. | Photo by Marissa Newhall, Energy Department.

Secretary Moniz's First Pitch At Fenway on #EarthDay

After a day of Earth Day events in Boston, Secretary Moniz donned his jersey and threw out the first pitch at the Red Sox game. Here's how it went down.

Storified by Energy Department ·
Fri, Apr 25 2014 13:31:09

Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz spent Earth Day 2014 in Boston -- his hometown -- highlighting ways the Energy Department is fighting climate change and paving the way for America's clean energy future. 

It’s #EarthDay, and Energy Secretary Moniz is taking over our Instagram account! Follow along as he shares behind-the-scenes photos from his Earth Day trip to Boston. Later tonight, Secretary Moniz will join @EPAgov Administrator Gina McCarthy to throw out the first pitch at the Red Sox Earth Day game. How are you celebrating Earth Day? #ActOnClimate Learn more --> http://go.usa.gov/kQ2h ·
U.S. Department of Energy
After a day of interviews, talking to students and meeting with local climate change leaders, the Secretary joined EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy -- another Boston native -- to throw out the first pitch at the Red Sox Earth Day game.
A lifelong Red Sox fan, Secretary Moniz spent some time practicing for his Earth Day first pitch.
Secretary Moniz Warms Up For Earth Day Pitch ·
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Before taking the mound, Secretary Moniz and Administrator McCarthy spent some time on the field and in the Red Sox dugout.

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Sec. @ErnestMoniz and @GinaEPA chat with @NESN in the @RedSox dugout #ActOnClimate #EarthDay http://t.co/WD4UvC8U9K ·
DOE Press Staff

It's almost time for my #EarthDay first pitch with @GinaEPA. A dream come true. #ActOnClimate http://t.co/Dnq2b5kOOL ·
Ernest Moniz
At last, it was time for the official first pitches. Secretary Moniz and Administrator McCarthy were joined by Marcy Reed, president of National Grid in Massachusetts, on the mound.

Success. #ActOnClimate #EarthDay @redsox @epagov ·
U.S. Department of Energy
Then, it was time to enjoy the game.

Thanks for following along today. A great end to a great #EarthDay with @GinaEPA and the @RedSox. Happy Earth Day! #ActOnClimate ·
U.S. Department of Energy
We couldn't agree more.

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