SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

December 09, 2009 10:07 ET

Invoking Mark Twain, Questar CEO Calls for "Honest Conversation" About Energy Policy, an Industrial Info News Alert

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire - December 9, 2009) - Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- "I didn't come here to stir up trouble, but Waxman-Markey is arguably the most asinine piece of legislation in U.S. history," Keith Rattie, chairman, president, and chief executive of Questar Corporation (NYSE:STR) (Salt Lake City, Utah) told about 1,000 attendees at the keynote session of the Power-Gen International convention. Imagine what Rattie could have said if he wanted to stir up trouble. Rattie said he only wanted to have an "honest conversation" about energy issues and climate change. But his bold, take-no-prisoners style contrasted sharply with nuanced, shades-of-grey talks given by other speakers at this large industry convention.

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