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House committee to examine effects of federal environmental rules

The recently formed Texas House Committee on Federal Environmental Regulation will examine this interim how several proposed or finalized U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rules could affect jobs, economic development, and energy rates and reliability in Texas. The committee will … Continue reading

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State lawmakers review options for federal Clean Power Plan

Texas would have to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from its coal-fired power plants to 39 percent below 2012 levels by 2030 under proposed rules released by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in June. State officials in Texas have discussed whether to … Continue reading

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