While some of Texas has emerged from exceptional drought conditions, troubling weather questions remain. Will violent weather and tornadoes follow the warm winter? Will another severe drought return this summer?
The historic 2011 drought has definitely left its mark across Texas. Agricultural and livestock production were hit especially hard, and the Texas AgriLife Extension Service estimates 2011 production losses were $5.2 billion. Indirect losses could greatly increase the eventual total.
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Is a policy analyst consultant for TCAP, a coalition of political subdivisions in Texas that purchase electricity in the deregulated market for their own governmental use. Because energy costs are typically a significant budget item to our members, TCAP is consistently looking for ways to save our members money, through cost-saving contracts, energy efficiency or demand response programs.