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Shit You Can't Make Up: Bush to Lay Off Renewable Energy Researchers

Bush's Goals on Energy Quickly Find Obstacles

. . .The Energy Department will begin laying off researchers at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in the next week or two because of cuts to its budget.

A veteran researcher said the staff had been told that the cuts would be concentrated among researchers in wind and biomass, which includes ethanol. Those are two of the technologies that Mr. Bush cited on Tuesday night as holding the promise to replace part of the nation's oil imports. . . .

by TGeraghty on Thu Feb 2nd, 2006 at 12:08:22 PM EST

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