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      White House official highlights clean energy in Columbia

      President Obama??s principal environmental advisor was in Columbia on Wednesday.

      The White House Council on Environmental Quality Chair Nancy Sutley discussed renewable energy with community leaders.

      Sutley joined Mayor Bob McDavid for a roundtable discussion on Columbia??s efforts to support the President??s ??all of the above?? energy approach.

      Sutley said the President??s plan doubles down on clean energy to save money, reduce pollution and create American jobs.

      Sutley said, ??It??s great to see what??s going on here in Columbia. It seems like there is a real focus and commitment to renewable energy and renewable energy that works for the people of Columbia.??

      Sutley also toured Columbia??s landfill gas plant and held a roundtable discussion with Mizzou students on the importance of student leadership in clean energy.