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September 3, 2013

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BCSE Statement in Response to the Appointment of Dr. Paula Gant as Deputy Assistant Secretaryof Energy
for Oil and Natural Gas at the US Department of Energy

Washington, DC -- The Business Council for Sustainable Energy released the following statement from Council President Lisa Jacobson regarding President Obama’s recent appointment of Dr. Paula Gant, Senior Vice President for Policy and Planning at the American Gas Association to the position of Deputy Assistant Secretary of Energy for Oil and Natural Gas, Office of Fossil Energy at the US Department of Energy.

“Paula Gant is a champion of a diverse energy portfolio in the United States and understands how a broad range of energy resources──including natural gas, renewable energy and energy efficiency──can work together to create a domestic energy future that is clean, reliable and affordable for all Americans.  The Business Council for Sustainable Energy commends Dr. Gant's appointment as Deputy Assistant Secretary of Energy for Oil and Natural Gas, Office of Fossil Energy at the US Department of Energy, as she will bring a constructive and practical approach to the position, based on her extensive experience working with a broad range of stakeholders.”

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