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Clinton Picks Peña to Lead Energy

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Science  03 Jan 1997:
Vol. 275, Issue 5296, pp. 24
DOI: 10.1126/science.275.5296.24

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Ethnic politics won out over experience in the energy field as President Bill Clinton late last month picked Transportation Secretary Federico Peña to lead the Department of Energy, completing his roster of science and technology appointments.