November 14, 2008

Dow's Energy Plan for America

Maybe our friend amorris19 got something about Dow Chemical's CEO Andrew Liveris being a candidate for Energy Secretary after all. Dow just announced today its own energy plan for America, something like what T. Boone Pickens has been doing before the election but much more expanded to other than just renewable energy.

According to Dow, volatile natural gas price in the past 20 years have resulted in a net loss of 120,000 chemical industry-related jobs in the US and more than 3 million jobs in the manufacturing sector.
“The U.S. is on a course to spend more than $500 billion per year to import oil — nearly the amount authorized one time for the financial rescue package recently passed by Congress,” said Liveris “At Dow, we believe a new comprehensive energy policy is critical to the overall economic health of the nation.”

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