New Energy Policy

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GUESTS: Philip Clapp President of the National Environmental Trust Genevieve Murphy Senior Manager at the American Petroleum Institute Philip Verleger President, PK Verleger LLC, Newport Beach, California (economic consulting firm) Amid rolling black-outs in California and higher prices at the pump, President Bush will soon unveil his national energy plan. He'll likely call for easing environmental regulations and increasing production. Environmental groups argue the plan ignores solutions to the current energy crunch and discounts the need for conservation.

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