The playing field tilts for much of U.S. industry with the Jan. 20 inauguration of President Barack Obama. The change could be dramatic—perhaps even traumatic—for American Electric Power. The Columbus, Ohio, utility is the nation’s biggest consumer of coal and, as a result, the biggest producer of greenhouse gases. Nontheless, Chief Executive Mike Morris considers himself to be an environmentalist. Concluding that mandates on carbon emissions are inevitable, for example, he’s been investing big in “clean coal” technology.
Morris will be visiting BusinessWeek on Jan. 22. Here’s your chance to ask him a question. We’ll pick the five best from the reader comments below, ask them on your behalf, and publish a video of Morris’ answers post-haste. Remember to include your full name and location.
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