NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- New appointments for President Obama's second term have included a new Secretary of Energy and a new commissioner at the Environmental Protection Agency. Do either of these appointments signal anything new in policy on energy going forward?In a word, no. Ernest Moniz, the choice for Energy secretary, is another MIT scientist very much in the same mold as outgoing Secretary Steven Chu. He's an advocate of the "all-of-the-above" energy strategy proposed by President Obama that ultimately leads nowhere special, particularly on natural gas, even though Moniz is known to be an advocate of fracking.
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