The soon-to-be U.S. energy secretary doled out billions in grants and tax incentives for corporations while governor of Texas. One $30 million grant went to an energy group that turned out to be a phantom.
As governor of Texas, Rick Perry continued to invest heavily in wind power and the transmission of renewable energy, a project that began under former Gov. George W. Bush.
AUSTIN, Texas --- On Tuesday, Donald Trump announced Rick Perry, the avowed climate change denier and former governor of Texas, is headed to the White House as the president-elect's pick to head the Department of Energy. While Perry