July 15 — The map shows that Denton’s system has no cast-iron pipe, the type Atmos plans to completely replace in the Dallas area by 2023. The company began replacing steel and cast-iron pipe in North Texas seven years ago. Several explosions around the region between 2006 and 2009 killed four people in their homes and injured several others, triggering the replacement plan.
Is a policy analyst for TCAP, a coalition of cities and other political subdivisions that purchase electricity in the deregulated market for their own governmental use. Because high energy costs can impact municipal budgets and the ability to fund essential services, TCAP, as part of its mission, actively promotes affordable energy policies. High energy prices also place a burden on local businesses and home consumers.