Thousands of solar panels frame U.S. President Barack Obama as he speaks at Sempra U.S. Gas & Power's Copper Mountain Solar 1 facility -- the largest photovoltaic solar plant in the U.S. -- on March 21 in Boulder City, Nevada.

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Obama's four-state energy tour

Thousands of solar panels frame President Barack Obama as he speaks on March 21 at Sempra U.S. Gas & Power's Copper Mountain Solar 1 facility — the largest photovoltaic solar plant in the U.S. in Boulder City, Nevada.

 

Obama is on a four-state tour promoting his energy policies, which have recently taken a moderate turn. Declaring support for the southern portion of the contentious XL Keystone pipeline, the president is touting his "all of the above" energy strategy, which involves support for domestic oil production and renewable energy sources.

 


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U.S. President Barack Obama cracks a smile for photographers while touring Sempra U.S. Gas & Power’s Copper Mountain Solar complex with Sempra employees Jeffrey Martin (left), John Sowers (center) and Kevin Gillespie (right) on March 21 in Boulder City, Nevada.

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Touring the largest photovoltaic plant in the U.S.

Obama cracks a smile for photographers on March 21 while touring the Sempra complex with Sempra employees Jeffrey Martin (from left), John Sowers and Kevin Gillespie in Boulder City, Nevada.

 

The president has called for expediting a review of the southern leg of the Keystone XL pipeline — a portion that would run from Cushing, Okla., to refineries on the Gulf Coast — a decision that has sparked criticism from activists and politicians from both sides of the aisle.

 

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