The Energy Report - 8/24/10

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Susan McGinnis anchors this afternoon's Clean Skies News Energy Report from Washington, DC. On the program: - Vice President Biden and Energy Secretary Steven Chu offer an update on the federal stimulus program -- saying it's working for energy, science and technology.- A new report on the political consequences of the Gulf oil spill predicts a wave of mergers and acquisitions in the energy industry, higher costs for deepwater drilling and more dependence on foreign oil.- BOEM Chief Michael Bromwich says the federal deepwater drilling moratorium could be lifted before it runs out in November.- Scientists have discovered a new type of oil-eating microbe thriving on oil from the Gulf spill.