Obama Nominates New Energy Secretary, New EPA Administrator


MIT professor Ernest Moniz , nominated as Energy Secretary, and... News PhotoApplauding,Barack Obama,Ceremony,East Room,Environmental Protection Agency,Ernest Moniz,Gina McCarthy,Government,Horizontal,International Landmark,Nominee,Politics,Professor,Sylvia Mathews Burwell,US President,USA,United States Environmental Protection Agency,Washington DC,White House - Washington DCPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesWASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 04: MIT professor Ernest Moniz (L) , nominated as Energy Secretary, and Sylvia Mathews Burwell (R), the President of the Walmart Foundation nominated as budget director, applaud as U.S. President Barack Obama announces Gina McCarthy (C), as his nominee to head the Environmental Protection Agency during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House March 4, 2013 in Washington, DC. The nominations will be key appointments for Obama's second term while focusing on the issues of the national budget as well as energy and climate issues. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)