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Obama Pushing Clean Coal and Green Jobs

By: The Associated Press Email
By: The Associated Press Email

WASHINGTON- President Barack Obama will host a bipartisan group of governors from across the country today at the White House.

The governors, many from coal-producing states, will discuss energy policy with the president.

He's hoping to earn their support for a languishing energy bill.

An administration official says Obama plans to announce new steps to increase the role of biofuels in powering the nation and to release a report detailing how Washington could increase investments in green technologies. The official says the president is also expected to discuss so-called clean coal technologies.

Many pieces of those proposals are likely to win Republican


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