News and Updates

The Scene From Le Mars

  • August 14, 2008

Today over 600 people from all over Iowa–people concerned about America’s energy future and tired of the lack of leadership in Washington D.C.–crowded into the Le Mars Convention Center to hear T. Boone speak about the Pickens Plan. Word has it, a number of people told T. Boone he was a “rockstar.” More T. Boone Continue Reading

Pickens on PBS

On Monday, T. Boone talked about the Pickens Plan on PBS’s NewsHour. If you missed it, here’s a transcript of the interview. There’s a link to video as well. Continue Reading

The Scene From McAlester, Oklahoma

Organizers at the Southeast Expo Center in McAlester, Oklahoma had 500 seats ready for this morning’s T. Boone Town Hall. As it turns out, that wasn’t nearly enough. So another 500 seats were brought in—and it still wasn’t enough. All told, 1,150 people ended up crowding into the Expo Center to listen to T. Boone Continue Reading

T. Boone Headed to Aspen

  • August 12, 2008

And it’s not for a vacation. From the Aspen Daily News: Texas oilman T. Boone Pickens is bringing his campaign for wind energy to Aspen. Pickens is slated to speak at Paepcke Auditorium on Friday at 2:30 p.m. in a public presentation. Tickets are expected to cost $10. Aspen Institute CEO Walter Isaacson said Continue Reading

Reminder: Two T. Boone Town Halls This Week

  • August 11, 2008

Wednesday, August 13 at the Southeast Expo Center in McAlester, Oklahoma. Doors at 9 am. Thursday, August 14 at the Le Mars Convention Center in Le Mars, Iowa. Doors at 2 pm. Both town halls are free and open to the public. Continue Reading

T. Boone Profiled in Newsweek

HItting news stands this week is this profile of T. Boone Pickens and the Pickens Plan by Newsweek reporter Karen Breslau. And speaking of the media, if you missed T. Boone’s appearance on CNN’s “Late Edition” yesterday, you can now read the transcript. Continue Reading

Help Us Get to a Million Members

  • August 10, 2008

With Congress currently at recess, we’ve organized an August Call-to-Action to build up our ranks and make the Pickens Plan a priority for our elected officials by the time they return to Washington. Here’s a message from T. Boone laying out the plan: More info on the August Call-to-Action can be found here. Continue Reading

Pickens and the Wolf

  • August 9, 2008

T. Boone will be talking about the Pickens Plan with Wolf Blitzer on CNN’s Late Edition tomorrow. The program airs 11-1 pm eastern. T. Boone is scheduled to be on during the first hour. Continue Reading

The Utah Chapter Springs into Action!

  • August 8, 2008

From the Desert News comes this report: The Utah chapter of the Pickens Plan held its first meeting Thursday evening at the state Capitol. The group, whose Web site says it has 124 members, advocates an energy policy proposal introduced last month by billionaire Oklahoma businessman T. Boone Pickens, who made much of his fortune Continue Reading