Update: Which Obama Enviros are Going, Which Staying?

Three federal officials (beside Obama) who have the most influence and can possibly cause the most damage to our energy independence as a county are the Secretary of Energy, Secretary of Interior and the Administrator of the Environment Protection Agency. The people who currently hold those positions are, respectively: Steven Chu, Ken Salazar and Lisa Jackson.

Immediately following the November election, the Washington rumor mill started, speculating that all three of them would not serve in a second Obama administration (see this MDN story). The latest thinking is that one of them is gone for sure, one is likely to stay, and one is on the fence. Which is which?…

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