U.S. President Barack Obama walks on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington before departing to visit wounded military personnel at the Walter Reed National Military Center in Bethesda, Maryland, March 5, 2013. REUTERS/Larry Downing
Obama to address energy issues in trip to Illinois lab March 15
Posted : Friday, 08 March 2013 01:08PM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama is slated to travel on March 15 to the Argonne National Laboratory outside of Chicago to discuss energy issues, White House spokesman Josh Earnest told reporters on Friday.
Obama met with leaders from the clean energy sector on Thursday night and discussed the role of natural gas and opportunities for renewable energy, Earnest said.
(Reporting by Roberta Rampton; Editing by Eric Beech)
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