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Craddick: Fracking bans won’t stop RRC from issuing drilling permits

Craddick: Fracking bans won’t stop RRC from issuing drilling permits

On earthquake links to oil waste wells, ‘the bottom line is we don’t know’

February 17, 2015

Texas Energy Report
By Polly Hughes

Denton fracking ban or not, the Texas Railroad Commission doesn’t pay attention to local ordinances when it issues drilling permits, Texas Railroad Commission ChairmanChristi Craddick said Monday.

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A Texas Clean Power Plan? Or, ‘Just say no!’

A Texas Clean Power Plan? Or, ‘Just say no!’

Legislature must weigh in on EPA climate change rule

February 21, 2015

Texas Energy Report
Polly Hughes

The Texas Legislature, despite difficult politics, could try to preserve the state’s competitive electric system while still meeting upcoming federal climate change rules, according to environmental and energy experts at an Austin energy confab this week.

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