Texas oil billionaire and alternative-energy promoter T. Boone Pickens stopped by San Francisco last night during a tour to promote his plan for U.S. energy independence. The plan gets political support in the stimulus package, but Pickens' own wind project has hit some snags when it comes to transmission lines from his wind park to the Texas grid.
That and other headlines of the day on Thursday's CNET News Daily Podcast.
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