Newhouse Congratulates Brouillette on Energy Secretary Confirmation

December 2, 2019
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) released the following statement after the Senate confirmed Dan Brouillette to be Secretary of the Department of Energy (DOE):

“The Department of Energy plays a critical role in Central Washington, from ensuring a safe and efficient cleanup at the Hanford Site to investing in renewable energy sources and energy grid research at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory,” said Rep. Newhouse. “Dan Brouillette has clearly demonstrated that he understands our priorities and will remain committed, as Secretary of Energy, to supporting invaluable scientific research and fulfilling the federal government’s obligation to clean up the nuclear waste at Hanford.  I congratulate him on his confirmation, and I look forward to working with him as we preserve and advance Central Washington’s clean energy portfolio.”