Reports from multiple sources indicate that Texas regulators struggle to document spills of oil and toxic chemicals and to enforce rules against them.
But it’s unclear whether a panel tasked with reviewing the agency responsible for regulating the oil and gas industry will recommend meaningful reform when it meets Nov. 10.
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.