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Alternative Energy / Pickens Interview #898108

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 08, 2008
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(Studio: Katie Couric) The proposal from oil tycoon T. Boone Pickens to overhaul American energy policy by using wind power to reduce our dependence on foreign oil examined; details given about his ad campaign, plans to build a wind farm and his Mesa Petroleum company. [PICKENS - says we got ourselves into a trap.] [In the studio, energy investor PICKENS - says wind is a huge resource in the flat plains; outlines how much oil is now imported; comments on President Bush's energy policy and his talks with him; states natural gas is the only resource that can replace foreign oil and gasoline; states his plan will not be totally accepted if he supports a presidential candidate.]
Couric, Katie

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