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Regional Energy Solutions - An Answer to ‘Drill Baby Drill’

October 19 | 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM (add to my calendar)
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A new report by the Center for American Progress and The Center for the Next Generation, called “Regional Energy, National Solutions: A Real Energy Vision for America,” examines non-fossil-fuel-based economic development strategies in six major regions of the country. These solutions highlight the current success and future potential of the clean energy economy, especially when these strategies are tailored to the specific needs and strengths of each region. America deserves better than the “one size fits all, drill everywhere and now” strategy, put forth by the American Petroleum Institute, that is designed to pad the pockets of the industries of yesterday. Our vision shows the way.

Opening remarks:

Darryl Banks, Vice President for Energy Policy, Center for American Progress

Kate Gordon, Director of Advanced Energy and Sustainability, The Center for the Next Generation and Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress

Keynote speaker:

Governor Lincoln D. Chafee (I-RI)

Featured speakers:

John Arensmeyer, Founder and CEO, Small Business Majority

Anne Kelly, Director, Business for Innovative Climate and Energy Policy

Moderated by:

Tom Perriello, President and Chief Executive Officer, Center for American Progress Action Fund; Counselor for Policy, Center for American Progress

Space is extremely limited. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis and not guaranteed.

RSVP to attend this event: http://www.americanprogress.org/events/2012/10/11/41254/states-reject-drill-baby-drill-and-pursue-regional-energy-solutions/?evlc=rsvp

 

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