An American Town Hall: New Orleans

September 10, 2014
9:00 - 11:30 am CDT


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About this conference

Between the rise of American natural gas production, new legislation mandating a shift to cleaner and greener technologies, and dangerous unrest in other energy-rich parts of the globe, U.S. energy policy is rapidly evolving. What are the local, state, national, and international implications of shifts in American energy production and consumption? And what trade-offs do our state and national elected officials-many of them up for election this November-face in charting the way to a smart and stable energy future?

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