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Peña Wins Reprieve on Realignment

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Science  07 Feb 1997:
Vol. 275, Issue 5301, pp. 750
DOI: 10.1126/science.275.5301.750b

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Energy Secretary nominee Federico Peña appears headed for both confirmation in the job and at least a brief honeymoon with Congress. The clearest sign of that is a decision by Senator Pete Domenici (R-NM) to delay his plan to reorganize and downsize the Department of Energy until Peña has had a chance to reform the troubled agency.