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- David Shepardson Washington bureau chief, The Detroit News.
- Dave Goldstein President of The Electric Vehicle Association of Greater Washington, D.C.
- David Sandalow Assistant Secretary for Policy and International Affairs at the Department of Energy, author "Freedom from Oil;" served as an assistant secretary of state and senior director on the National Security Council staff in the Clinton administration
- Robert Bryce managing editor, Energy Tribune and author of "Power Hungry:The Myths of 'Green' Energy and the Real Fuels of the Future"
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