July 13 — A map recently released by Atmos Energy in response to an open records request by the Denton Record-Chronicle shows miles of steel pipe remain in service as Denton’s natural gas utility mains. This is the same type of pipe that leaked in February, triggering a natural gas explosion in northwest Dallas that killed a 12-year-old girl.
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.