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Pickens sells wind belt plan today in Fargo

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T. Boone Pickens went to Fargo Thursday to tout his plan for weaning the nation's gluttonous energy appetite off foreign oil.

The oil wildcatter turned wind farmer advocates using natural gas to fuel truck and bus transit fleets to replace oil, much of it from unfriendly foreign countries.

To do that, he wants to turn much of the Great Plains, from Texas to North Dakota, into wind farms - enough to generate 200,000 megawatts of electricity.

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