Energy agency chief rails against federal plan

AUSTIN — Texas Railroad Commission Chair DavidPorter on Aug. 19 spoke against  merica’s Clean Power Plan, a regulatory framework rolled out  by the White House on Aug. 3. Texas is one of at least a dozen states lining up in opposition. Porter called the plan “another blatant attack on the oil and gas industry that will further impede America’s energy security,  kill jobs and put even more stress on our national and state economies.” Porter was elected chair of the three-member commission that oversees the energy industry regulating state agency in June 2014.  

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