American Clean Skies Foundation Chairman Aubrey McClendon to Announce Launch Date...

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American Clean Skies Foundation Chairman Aubrey McClendon to Announce Launch
Date for New CLEANSKIES.TV Network, Multi-Million Dollar Advocacy Campaign on
Clean Energy and Natural Gas,& Findings from New National Polls on Clean
At February 27th Press Briefing, 24-7 Live Independent News Network will be
introduced, along with National Magazine, Print Advertising, and Website

    WASHINGHTON, Feb. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- On February 27, 2008, Fortune 500 CEO
and Chairman of the American Clean Skies Foundation (ACSF), Aubrey K.
McClendon will host a press conference at the Willard Intercontinental to
announce the launch date for the independent Network, and the
launch of a multi-million dollar media advocacy campaign to promote cleaner
energy sources that includes a website, a national magazine, and a major print
and television ad campaign.  The American Clean Skies Foundation was formed to
advocate the use of clean-burning natural gas and encourage the conservation
and efficient use of all types of energy. will be an independent 24-7 online TV network devoted
exclusively to energy and the environment. will feature live
daily news updates, in-depth newsmagazine content, and round table discussions
with policymakers, key industry insiders and environmental activists.  The
online news service will feature comprehensive coverage from seasoned
journalists including, Kelley Rickenbaker, former editor and manager for CBS
and CNN, Jim Allen, Susan McGinnis, former anchor on The Early Show and Anna
Davalos, former weekend supervisor/web producer for the Associated Press
Online Video Network.
    There will also be a presentation on highlights from two national polls
sponsored by ACSF, conducted by Bellwether Research of Alexandria, VA and The
Massachusetts Institute of Technology.  The polling is some of the most
comprehensive on energy, the environment, and people's attitudes toward
different fuel choices.
    WHAT:   Launch Date Announcement of CLEANSKIES.TV NETWORK, Launch of
            Multi Million Dollar Advocacy Campaign to Promote Natural Gas and
            Clean Energy, & Results of National Polls on Energy

    WHO:    Aubrey K. McClendon - CEO & Chairman, Chesapeake Energy
            Corporation, and Chairman, American Clean Skies Foundation
            Denise A. Bode - CEO, American Clean Skies Foundation
            Kelley Rickenbaker - General Manager and Executive Director of
            National Pollsters - From both MIT and Bellwether Research

    WHERE:  Willard Intercontinental, The Nest Room 1401 Pennsylvania Avenue,
            Washington, DC 20004

    WHEN:   Wednesday, February 27, 2008
            9:30 am - 11:00 am
            Continental breakfast begins at 9:30 am, announcement at 10am

    For more information, or to schedule an interview with any of the
speakers, please contact Alissa LeViness at 202.470.5340 or
    The American Clean Skies Foundation is a nonprofit organization whose
mission is to educate the public about environmental and energy issues. ACSF
advocates the use of natural gas as part of a sustainable energy future, and
was formed as a think tank to provide the latest facts focused on natural gas,
clean energy, and efficiency.
    For more information on the American Clean Skies Foundation, please visit
their new website at or contact Jim Martin,
202-682-6294, based in Washington, D.C. with offices in Oklahoma City and
Atlanta, is an independent news organization committed to honest, non-
partisan, in-depth reporting on environmental issues and energy solutions
including the relative advantages and disadvantages of all major sources of
energy, including petroleum, natural gas, coal, nuclear and alternatives. News is founded on the journalistic principles of accuracy and
impartiality. Although it is sponsored by the Foundation, News
is insulated from potential outside influence by a News Oversight Committee
chaired by the former chairman of the Associated Press and former publisher
and editor of the Dallas Morning News, Burl Osborne.
    For more information on the, please submit your e-mail
address to the current home page of website at or
contact Jim Allen directly at,
    Aubrey K. McClendon is CEO and Co-Founder of Chesapeake Energy
Corporation, founded in 1989 and today a $35 billion corporation and the third
largest natural gas producer and most active driller in the U.S. He is a
member of the National Petroleum Council and the Domestic Petroleum Council.
In 2005, McClendon was named one of America's top-performing executives by
Forbes Magazine and in 2007, Chesapeake was named one the "100 Best Places to
Work in America" by Fortune Magazine.
SOURCE  American Clean Skies Foundation

Alissa LeViness of Rational PR for American Clean Skies Foundation,
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