25 Jan '12, 2am

Is this the year? Obama Invites 5 Clean Energy Guests to State of the Union #ecosotu #sotu

Is this the year? Obama Invites 5 Clean Energy Guests to State of the Union #ecosotu #sotu

Two years ago, I tweeted that I was waiting for the day that our environmental heroes are honored during the little shout-out portion of the State of the Union. Well, if the list of Mrs. Obama's guests released by the White House before Tuesday's State of the Union are any indicator, that day may be today. Of the 21 named guests, 5 are directly involved in the clean energy industry. And while the guests may not consider themselves heroes — more than anything they will help President Obama tell a story and highlight some of the major themes of the speech — they are the closest we've come to having environmental heroes recognized in a State of the Union in a long time. Those 5 named guests are: Alicia Boler-Davis , plant manager, General Motors Orion Assembly Detroit. Responsible for overseeing the production of the first new small car program from General Motors to be manuf...

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