sue tierney http://wfpl.org en Former Federal Energy Official Says U.S. Needs a Balanced Energy Mix http://wfpl.org/post/former-federal-energy-official-says-us-needs-balanced-energy-mix <p>Coal-producing states like Kentucky are warily eying federal regulations that have begun moving the country away from fossil fuels.</p><p>Even so, Sue Tierney says she thinks coal will be around for awhile, though it will be cleaner and make up less of the nation&rsquo;s energy mix. Tierney was the Assistant Secretary for Policy in the U.S. Department of Energy under President Bill Clinton. She&rsquo;s giving a talk on what she calls &ldquo;sustainable energy&rdquo; in both the U.S. and China next week.</p> Fri, 18 May 2012 15:14:37 +0000 Erica Peterson 375 at http://wfpl.org Former Federal Energy Official Says U.S. Needs a Balanced Energy Mix