Barry Smitherman

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Name: Barry Smitherman
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Who's Getting The Best Deals On Electricity In Texas?

By: Dave Fehling , August 25th, 2014 04:30 PMPower lines in southeast Houston neighborhood. Photo by Dave Fehling.During a meeting of the Texas Public Utility Commission, its former chairman, Barry Smitherman, gave Texans one more reason to love their ... [Published Houston Public Media - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 2 reports

This Weekend's #MuckReads: Lax Domestic Abuse Laws and More Amanda Zamora, ProPublica MORE▸

Till death do us part. A seven-part series by the Post and Courier investigates domestic violence in South Carolina, which has accounted for 300 women being killed by their partners in the last decade (about one every 12 days). Though the rate is among ... [Published Boise Weekly - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Up in Flames: Flares in Eagle Ford Shale wasting natural gas

SAN ANTONIO — Oil and gas companies rushing to drill in the Eagle Ford Shale since 2009 have burned and wasted billions of cubic feet of natural gas — enough to meet the needs of every San Antonio-area household that relies on the fossil fuel for an entire ... [Published MySanAntonio - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Grand Jury Indicts Governor on Two Counts

AUSTIN — A Travis County grand jury on Aug. 15 indicted Gov. Rick Perry on two felony counts: abuse of official capacity and coercion of a public servant.Count I alleges Perry, on or about June 14, 2013, intended to harm Rosemary Lehmberg, Travis County ... [Published Blanco County News - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Railroad Commission of Texas unanimously picks Christi Craddick as new Chairman

Leon ZabavaOil & Gas EditorChristi Craddick was unanimously elected RRC Chairman on Tuesday, August 12. With Christi are Commissioner David Porter (left) and Commissioner Barry Smitherman (right). PHOTO COURTESY RRC Texas Railroad Commission unanimously ... [Published Pleasanton Express - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Texas-Israel Chamber delegation

Houston has become the latest energy hub to register their interest in the oil and gas potential of Israel.The Texas-Israel Chamber of Commerce have shown their commitment to exploring Israel's onshore, offshore and unconventional opportunities by confirming ... [Published Energy Global - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

On Climate Rules, Texas Regulators Look Beyond Litigation

, 02:49 PM CDTby Jim Malewitz and Neena Satija, Texas should not bank on legal action to free it from the to tackle climate change, a pair of commissioners with state regulators said Friday.Referring to a string of recent defeats­ in challenges to U.S. ... [Published KEYE TV - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Oil and gas capital of the world joins growing interest in Israeli oil and gas opportunities

Houston has become the latest energy hub to register their interest in the oil and gas potential of Israel.The Texas-Israel Chamber of Commerce have shown their commitment to exploring Israel's onshore, offshore and unconventional opportunities by confirming ... [Published Oil Earth - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Texas Railroad Commission Elects New Chair

Christi Craddick (File)AUSTIN (August 12, 2014) The Texas Railroad Commission unanimously elected Commissioner Christi Craddick as chairwoman Tuesday in Austin.Craddick, who was born in Midland, was elected to the three-member oil and gas regulatory panel ... [Published KWTX - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Fracking ban is rejected by city in Texas

Tags: Denton fracking , Denton hydraulic fracturing , fracking , fracking ban , fracking ban rejected , hydraulic fracturing , hydrofracturing , Texas fracking ban , Texas hydrualic fracturing , us frackingDenton, Texas will not be the first city in the ... [Published Hydrogen Fuel News - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Fracking ban on the ballot in Denton

This has the potential to be even bigger than the HERO repeal referendum. Voters will decide whether this North Texas college town will become the state’s first city to ban hydraulic fracturing. After a public hearing Tuesday night that stretched ... [Published Off the Kuff - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

Railroad Commission seeks to halt approval of Denton fracking ban

DENTON — A letter sent from the chairman of the Railroad Commission of Texas has asked Denton's mayor and council members to not approve a ban of hydraulic fracturing within the city limits.The letter is in response to a petition asking the city to ban ... [Published WFAA.com - Jul 11 2014]

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...Texas may be willing to compensate Luminant financially, Smitherman said, but "i don't think anybody's going to go to jail for you."

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Who's Getting The Best Deals On Electricity In ... [Published Houston Public Media - Aug 25 2014]
This Weekend's #MuckReads: Lax Domestic Abuse L... [Published Boise Weekly - Aug 23 2014]
South Carolina’s Lax Domestic Abuse Laws and Mo... [Published ProPublica: Articles and Investigations - Aug 22 2014]
Up in Flames: Flares in Eagle Ford Shale wastin... [Published MySanAntonio - Aug 22 2014]
Railroad Commission of Texas unanimously picks ... [Published Pleasanton Express - Aug 21 2014]
Grand Jury Indicts Governor on Two Counts [Published Blanco County News - Aug 21 2014]
Texas-Israel Chamber delegation [Published Energy Global - Aug 18 2014]
On Climate Rules, Texas Regulators Look Beyond ... [Published KEYE TV - Aug 15 2014]
Christi Craddick: The TT Interview [Published Killeen Daily Herald - Aug 15 2014]
Oil and gas capital of the world joins growing ... [Published Oil Earth - Aug 14 2014]
Texas Railroad Commission Elects New Chair [Published KWTX - Aug 12 2014]
Fracking ban is rejected by city in Texas [Published Hydrogen Fuel News - Jul 21 2014]
Fracking ban on the ballot in Denton [Published Off the Kuff - Jul 17 2014]
Railroad Commission seeks to halt approval of D... [Published WFAA.com - Jul 11 2014]
Former Candidates Endorse their Former Rivals B... [Published Burnt Orange Report - May 23 2014]
Texas attorney general candidate discusses his ... [Published Texarkana Gazette - May 21 2014]
Ken Paxton's Campaign Attempts to Move Forward [Published Breitbart Feed - May 15 2014]
Former AFL-CIO Union Group Lobbyist Dan Branch ... [Published Breitbart Feed - May 12 2014]
Stronger ‘Frackquakes’ Are On The Way, Scientis... [Published Think Progress - May 02 2014]
Dan Patrick, David Dewhurst To Debate For Wealt... [Published Burnt Orange Report - Mar 17 2014]
Establishment Lobbyist: Race Over for Branch, D... [Published Breitbart Feed - Mar 12 2014]
14 Texas Republicans Ask Dan Branch to Withdraw... [Published Breitbart Feed - Mar 10 2014]
Extreme Social Conservatives Lead In All Races ... [Published Burnt Orange Report - Mar 06 2014]
Patrick, Dewhurst heading to runoff [Published Waller County News Citizen - Mar 06 2014]
The UT/TT primary polls were completely useless [Published Off the Kuff - Mar 06 2014]
Steve Brown is Your Democratic Nominee for Texa... [Published Burnt Orange Report - Mar 05 2014]
Why Does the National Media Get Texas So Wrong? [Published TAPPED - Mar 05 2014]
Texas Lt. Governor and Attorney General Races H... [Published Breitbart Feed - Mar 05 2014]
Primary results: Statewide [Published Off the Kuff - Mar 05 2014]
Daily Kos Elections Texas primary liveblog #1 [Published Swing State Project - Mar 04 2014]
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Fracking ban on the ballot in Denton [Published Off the Kuff - Jul 17 2014]
This has the potential to be even bigger than the HERO repeal referendum. Voters will decide whether this North Texas college town will become the state’s first city to ban hydraulic fracturing. After a public hearing Tuesday night that stretched ...
Former Candidates Endorse their Former Rivals B... [Published Burnt Orange Report - May 23 2014]
On Tuesday, May 27 Texas will hold its primary runoff election for both Democrats and Republicans. Most primaries concluded back on March 4 but in 24 statewide and legislative races no candidate received over 50% of the vote, so runoffs were mandated ...
Ken Paxton's Campaign Attempts to Move Forward [Published Breitbart Feed - May 15 2014]
LUBBOCK, Texas--Republican candidate for Texas Attorney General, Ken Paxton, is back in the media attempting to regain control of his message and momentum while attempting to move past disclosure issues that have plagued his campaign in recent weeks. ...
Former AFL-CIO Union Group Lobbyist Dan Branch ... [Published Breitbart Feed - May 12 2014]
HOUSTON, Texas--Attorney General candidate and former AFL-CIO union group lobbyist Dan Branch came under increased fire for a campaign ad he recently televised. The ad appears to somewhat deceptively attempt to give viewers the impression that the ...
Stronger ‘Frackquakes’ Are On The Way, Scientis... [Published Think Progress - May 02 2014]
Damage from an earthquake. CREDIT: Shutterstock The man-made earthquakes that have been shaking up the southern United States only stand to get stronger and more dangerous as the controversial practice of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, increases, ...
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