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    The Energy Report - 4/9/10: Afternoon Edition

    Clean Skies News

    by Clean Skies News

    Susan McGinnis anchors this afternoon's Clean Skies News Energy Report from Washington, D.C. On the Program:- Crew return underground in search of the missing miners in West Virginia, as President Obama calls for increased safety in mines and a full report of the disaster.- The World Bank approves money for an enormous new coal fired power plant in South Africa, but the U.S. Abstained from the decision. Former World Bank lead economist Maureen Cropper talks to Clean Skies News. Click HERE for Tyler Suiter's full interview.- Climate negotiators meet in Bonn to map out a path forward toward a world climate treaty in Mexico.- Secretary Steven Chu announces $100 million in recovery act money on Smart Grid Work Force training grants.- Secretary Chu is also vowing to get the auto industry on the fast track to building more fuel-efficient vehicles.- UPS is adding 200 new "next generation" hybrid electric delivery trucks to its fleet.- Elliott Gue of the energy strategist tells Clean Skies he expects oil to reach $90 a barrel this month, and wouldn't be surprised to see $100 oil this year. Click HERE for his full comments.- Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez claims his country may have the world's largest offshore natural gas field.