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Green Energy / Keith Story #1029222

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 22, 2012
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(No location given: Drew Griffin) The economic plight of small Indiana businessman Bill Keith†, who developed a solar-powered attic fan that created green energy jobs, examined; details given about how he became a White House solar superstar and about the Keith fan made in America except for the solar panels assembled in Hong Kong, China, and which have now been taxed by President Obama. [KEITH - recounts his sales and later getting a call from the White House; explains how he got swept up into the Washington, DC, scene and now faces this tariff.] Why Keith cannot get the solar panels made in the US and is caught in the middle and gets no subsidies from the government discussed.

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson;
Griffin, Drew
Duration:
00:07:50

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