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AFRICAN AMERICAN ENVIRONMENTALIST ASSOCIATION

Energy Policy Act of 2005

National Energy Policy

AAEA President Norris McDonald was invited by the White House to attend the August 8, 2005 signing of the Energy Policy Act of 2005. The signing ceremony was held in the Steve Schiff Auditorium in the Technology Transfer Center at Sandia National Laboratory in Albuquerque, New Mexico. White House guests were picked up by buses at Kirtland Air Force Base and taken to the historic event at Sandia.

President George W. holds the box (above) containing the energy bill after signing H.R. 6, The Energy Policy Act of 2005. Also on stage from left are Congressman Ralph Hall (R, TX), Congressman Joe Barton (R-TX), Senator Pete Domenici (R-NM) and Senator Jeff Bingaman (D-NM).

White House Photo by Eric Draper

Above: Norris McDonald and Senator Pete Domenici at the ceremony

Above: President Bush delivers speech on the Energy Policy Act of 2005 with Norris McDonald in foreground at Sandia National Laboratories.

President Bush Signs the Energy Policy Act of 2005