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Oil Prices / Pickens Plan #911616

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 22, 2008
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(Studio: Ann Curry) The drop in oil prices cited. NOTE: Local weather bulletin on screen.

(Studio: Scott Cohn) The pitch from Texas oilman T. Boone Pickens† for an alternative energy plan featured; national average gas price cited. [To a Senate panel, PICKENS – speaks against importing more oil.] [Senator Joe LIEBERMAN – says he is spoiling for some bold T. Boone Pickens-type action.] [Researcher Gal LUFT††- warns against supporting Iran by using natural gas.] [General Electric chairman Jeffrey IMMELT†- supports Pickens’ push for renewables.] [DRIVER – complains.] GE’s deal with an Abu Dhabi firm to develop alternative energy noted.

Curry, Ann;
Cohn, Scott

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