President Obama will travel to Nevada and Colorado on Thursday to sell the public on the energy proposals he outlined in this week's State of the Union address.
The first leg of Obama's trip will be devoted to oil and natural gas. The president will travel to a UPS facility in Las Vegas that received a $5.6 million under the stimulus law to construct a public liquefied natural gas (LNG) fueling station and develop natural gas vehicles.
Obama will put meat on the bones of his State-of-the-Union call to develop the country's natural gas reserves and encourage natural gas transportation. He will propose incentives for natural gas trucks and buses and announce that a "corridor" aimed at promoting the use of natural gas vehicles from California to Utah is "open for business," according to the official.