We are pleased to announce the Ten Things You Should Know About Texas Energy. Each week for the remainder of the 83rd Legislative Session, we will send you a different fact about Texas Energy. As the session progresses, be on the look out for more updates and the rest of the facts! TEN THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT TEXAS ENERGY
8. The State-of-the-Art Texas Coal Fleet Is Among the Cleanest In America
Due to its youth and proactive environmental controls, the Texas coal fleet is very clean, with the second lowest NOx emission rate of any coal fleet in the nation and far lower than the national average. With some of the newest units in the nation coming online, this trend will continue.
Did you miss last week's Top 10 point? Click here to see it: No. 7 Texas' Coal Fleet Is the Youngest In America
Balanced Energy for Texas is a statewide coalition of energy consumers, producers, and providers committed to supporting policies that preserve and promote our state's leading role in energy and economic development.
We believe that energy is the backbone of Texas' economy and that economic prosperity is contingent upon the adoption of sensible policies that maximize the use of our state's abundant, diverse and affordable energy portfolio, specifically oil, natural gas and coal. This balanced portfolio, based on free market principles and a sound regulatory framework, is critical to Texas' continued profitability, competitiveness and economic success.
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