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Lawmaker questions merits of natural gas exports

Another Democratic lawmaker is raising questions about whether the government should approve pending applications for expanded exports of natural gas, a decision that some worry could lead to higher prices for businesses and utilities. Full story

Solyndra saw staff "mutiny" before Obama visit

In the weeks leading up to a visit by President Barack Obama to Solyndra on May 25, 2010, the California solar-panel maker was in crisis. Full story

Congress grills Energy Secretary on Solyndra

   A Congressional subcommittee on Thursday questioned Energy Secretary Steven Chu about whether politics played a role in the federal government’s loan to Solyndra, a solar panel manufacturing company which subsequently failed. NBC’s Lisa Myers reports.

Congress to grill energy chief on Solyndra

   Energy Secretary Steven Chu will be in the hot seat Thursday on Capitol Hill. He’s expected to face tough questions about a $500 million federal loan given to Solyndra, a solar energy company tied to one of President Obama’s donors that went bankrupt. NBC’s Lisa Myers reports.

US envoy blasts Iran's nuclear 'deceit'

U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu accuses Iran of nuclear "denial, deceit and evasion," warning that Tehran's decision to move some uranium enrichment facilities to an underground bunker brings it closer to being able to producing the fissile core of a warhead. Full story

This Sunday on MTP: Chu, Levin, Sessions

   David Gregory previews Sunday’s broadcast, featuring the president's secretary of energy, Dr. Steven Chu, and Sens. Carl Levin and Jeff Sessions.

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U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu testifies during the House Energy and Commerce Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee hearing on 'The Solyndra Failure: Views from Energy Secretary Chu' on Capitol Hill in Washington November 17, 2011. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque