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Secretary Chu Announces Major Steps to Green The Federal Fleet

May 24, 2011 - 1:00pm


Editor's Note: This event has concluded. Check back later today for a full re-cap.

At 1:30 EST, Secretary Chu will join U.S. General Services Administrator Martha Johnson and White House Council on Environmental Quality Chair Nancy Sutley to announce next steps in moving the Federal fleet further towards advanced vehicles and decreased petroleum consumption.

The announcement will help advance President Obama’s goals of reducing Federal agency petroleum fuel use by 30 percent by 2020 and cutting our nation's oil imports by one-third by 2025. You can learn all the details by watching the live broadcast above starting at 1:30 EST.

John Schueler is a New Media Specialist with the Office of Public Affairs.