Washington Water Main, May 17: Moniz Confirmed as Next Energy Secretary, EPA Administrator Nominee Narrowly Passes Committee

MIT's Ernest Moniz will become the next secretary of energy, but EPA administrator nominee Gina McCarthy still faces stiff Senate opposition.

Washington Water Main, April 15: Sally Jewell to Lead Interior Department; EPA and Energy Director Nominees Face Hearings

President Barack Obama's nominees to lead the Environmental Protection Agency and Department of Energy are expected to join just-confirmed Interior Department Secretary Sally Jewell in developing the United States' water, food, and energy systems.