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December 16, 2008

Environmental Groups, Scientists Cheer Obama Appointments

Jim Tankersley and Tom Hamburger

With the nomination of Nobel Prize-winning physicist Steven Chu for Energy secretary, President-elect Barack Obama made sure no one missed the message in the resume. “His appointment should send a signal to all that my administration will value science,” Obama said during a Chicago news conference Monday. “We will make decisions based on facts, and we understand that the facts demand bold action.”

Full story at The Los Angeles Times