Positively Conflicted: The Pickens Plan and the New Energy Army

McCann, Betsy
January 2009
Conference Papers -- National Communication Association;2009, p1
Conference Paper
This paper explores T. Boone Pickens's "Pickens Plan" in light of historical conflicts surrounding United States energy policy. Pickens, with his "Pickens New Energy Army" has garnered support from both sides of the aisle, and has mounted an enormous public campaign with at least 1.3 million supporters, making his the largest alternative energy campaign in history. Pickens' conflict- positive approach for uniting stakeholders will be examined as a means to advance the national energy policy discussion. ..PAT.-Unpublished Manuscript


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