Houston’s Galena Park neighborhood deals with a massive oil spill after Harvey, Exxon loses a fight to keep documents secret in New York’s climate change fraud probe, and the Chairman of the Texas Railroad Commission is running for re-election.
Unlike electric cars, which take can take hours to fully charge, refueling a hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle takes about as much time as it does to gas up your car.
With the release of 4.5 million barrels of crude oil, Energy Secretary Perry expects to see just a two-week disruption in gas prices.
Nearly all refineries are resuming operations, though production will remain curtailed for weeks to come.
Refinery capacity, oil reserves, and the mythical fuel shortages.
Railroad Commissioner Ryan Sitton assures the public: ”There’s plenty of gasoline.”
The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has received numerous incident reports of air pollution during the storm.
As the energy grid mix has changed, air quality has improved. And that has brought national savings of $30 billion to $112 billion in health costs over eight years.
Higher gasoline prices are just another consequence of the storm.
Energy companies evacuate the Gulf Coast, CenterPoint Energy has some helpful tips, a California company makes a bid on a Texas utility, and Texas officials hope to maintain strong energy ties with Mexico.