The following is an excerpt from Secretary Granholm's Letter to the Editor in the Washington Post:

"A lot has changed since our last update. Americans should have the latest understanding of what higher exports mean for our economy, our security, our environment and our health before U.S. energy leaves our shores. Those saying otherwise are asking the DOE — a department based in facts, data and science — to operate willfully blind to the realities around us."

Read Secretary Granholm's full letter