GENERAL SCOWCROFT DELIVERS OPENING REMARKS AT SENATE HEARING ON THE NOMINATION OF DR. ERNEST MONIZ TO THE POSITION OF SECRETARY OF ENERGY

April 9, 2013

General Brent Scowcroft delivered opening remarks at a Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing on the nomination of Dr. Ernest J. Moniz to the position of Secretary of Energy on April 9, 2013. General Scowcroft served with Dr. Moniz on the Blue Ribbon Commission on America’s Nuclear Future.

“I can honestly say I do not know anyone more suited to lead the Department of Energy at this difficult time than Dr. Moniz,” General Scowcroft said.

An archived webcast of the hearing can be found at http://www.energy.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/2013/4/full-committee-hearing-to-consider-the-nomination-of-to-be-the-secretary-of-the-interior