WASHINGTON, March 5, 2013 — Today, President Obama nominated nuclear physicist Ernest Moniz for U.S. Secretary of Energy. In response, Santiago Cueto, Esq., board member of Voces Verdes issued the following statement on the group’s behalf:
“Voces Verdes, our partners and supporters, congratulate Ernest Moniz on his nomination to lead the U.S. Department of Energy. Voces Verdes recognizes the importance of building a comprehensive clean energy economy and prioritizing energy efficiency.
Progress on clean, renewable energy means better jobs in manufacturing, engineering, construction and clean energy services that help us prosper together and solve the climate crisis.We look forward to working with Mr. Moniz to move our country towards a low-carbon energy future.”