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    The Energy Report - 2/16/10: Afternoon Edition

    Clean Skies News

    by Clean Skies News

    Susan McGinnis anchors this afternoon's Clean Skies News Energy Report from Washington, DC. On the program: -President Obama announces the first federal loan guarantee for a new nuclear power plant to be built at the Vogtle site on the Georgia-South Carolina border.- Clean Skies News gets reaction from Southern CEO, David Ratcliffe. Click here for the entire interview.-DOE Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy James Markowsky tells the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) that while the White House has committed $4 billion for clean coal and carbon capture (CCS), other money must come from the private sector. Click here for the entire speech.-South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford is considering suing if President Obama goes ahead with plans to cancel the use of Nevada's Yucca Mountain as a storage site for the nation's nuclear waste.- Texas Gov. Rick Perry is challenging the EPA's finding that greenhouse gases are dangerous to people, claiming the ruling was based on flawed science.