PHOTOS: Capito Hosts Energy Secretary in West Virginia

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) today hosted U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry in West Virginia for a tour of energy production and research sites in Monongalia County. Thursday’s visits included tours of Longview Power and the National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL).

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Senator Capito speaks with members of the media following a tour of Longview Power.

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Senator Capito and Secretary Perry’s first stop included a tour of Longview Power to learn about West Virginia’s energy production.

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Senator Capito, Secretary Perry, Senator Manchin and Congressman McKinley met with members of the National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) executive leadership team.

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Senator Capito and Secretary Perry saw firsthand the innovative research taking place at NETL.

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 Senator Capito and Secretary Perry examine shale during the geological and environmental systems tour.


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