Topic: Clean power

Clean Power Plan Stay is Bad News for Texas, Natural Gas

Feb. 18, 2016
Natural Gas Drilling

The EPA's Clean Power Plan has been halted. Texas is a plaintiff in the case, so this is a big win for state officials, but it is a victory that will come at the expense of the health and welfare of every Texan.

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Researchers put state at forefront of renewable energy revolution

May 4, 2009

Green, Texas: Texans like to think of themselves as the best. Over the past decade, environmentalists have rated the state No. 1, but not in a good way: number one for per capita energy consumption, major environmental complaints and emission of air pollution and greenhouse gases. What if the state could add a new ranking: No. 1 in green energy. Sound far fetched? It's not, according to Michael Webber, an energy specialist at The University of Texas at Austin's Cockrell School of Engineering and Jackson School of Geosciences, where he is associate director of the Center for International Energy and Environmental Policy.

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