Energy Policy:

Democratic governors, Apollo Alliance announce energy plan to boost job growth

As the federal government continues to decide how to handle the issue of energy dependence, several states have taken the lead in promoting state-level efficiency initiatives. During today's E&ETV Event Coverage, the Apollo Alliance unveils a clean energy plan that promotes job creation and growth. Participants include New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson (D), Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer (D), and Pennsylvania Gov. Edward Rendell (D). The governors express support for the Apollo Alliance's energy plan and call for increased state-level initiatives for energy efficiency. The governors also discuss their states' plans to promote energy independence and talk about how Congress should approach changes to the federal energy policy.