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THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary


For Immediate Release July 27, 1995
           PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES CHARLES B. CURTIS, DEPUTY 
                  SECRETARY, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

President Clinton today announced his nomination of Charles B. Curtis of Maryland for Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Energy.

Mr. Curtis presently serves as Under Secretary of the U.S. Department of Energy, a position he has held since his appointment in February of 1994. As Under Secretary, Mr. Curtis is responsible for the management and administration of DOE's science and technology, national security, environmental cleanup, nuclear energy and radioactive waste programs.

As Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Energy, Mr. Curtis will serve as the Department's Chief Operating Officer.

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