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March 28, 2019
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Mar

Texas Climate News: In Texas even the mildest climate bills face near-certain death

If Texas state Rep. Eric Johnson had anything dramatic in mind when he filed House Bill 100, he didn’t let on. The Dallas Democrat’s bill doesn’t make any pronouncements about changing the state’s historically do-little approach to climate change. It doesn’t press for a faster abandonment of coal in favor of wind and solar power....
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Mar

Louisiana Watchdog: State coastal protection authority pledges $80 million for floodgate in St. Mary Parish

The state Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority is pledging $80 million to build a permanent floodgate across Bayou Chene in St. Mary Parish. Funding would come from federal Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act revenue, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced Wednesday. GOMESA allows Gulf Coast states to share in revenue from oil and gas production...
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