In Texas, the oil and gas industry pretty much gets whatever it wants. Now, it wants to prevent cities from enacting ordinances that control where and how drilling sites are operated.
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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.