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Secretary Chu and Representative Clyburn attend the Small Business Summit in South Carolina

Secretary Chu visited Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College and University of South Carolina to participate in a discussion with small business owners from across the state.

On Tuesday, August 22, 2011, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu visited South Carolina to participate in a series of events with Congressman James Clyburn highlighting the role of small business in a clean energy economy. 
Tuesday morning, Secretary Chu joined Congressman Clyburn; Marie Johns, Deputy Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration; Jon Carson, Director of Office of Public Engagement at the White House; and Marc Morial, President of the  National Urban League for a summit with small business owners at Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College in Orangeburg, SC. 

In the afternoon, Secretary Chu attended a ribbon cutting ceremony for a wind turbine and an event with the SC Hydrogen & Fuel Cell Alliance at the University of South Carolina in Columbia, SC with Congressman Clyburn.

Read more about Secretary Chu's visit at the University of South Carolina website.