Going Green

Tuesday, May 6, 2008

Senator Cornyn on Energy Relief

Senator Cornyn again makes some very thoughtful statements concerning our energy situation.

Energy: Near-Term Relief, Long-Term Security

Tuesday, May 6, 2008

By: U.S. Sen. John Cornyn

In every area of our state, Texans are struggling to cope with record-high energy prices. The sharp rise in gasoline, particularly, has caused hardship on Texas families, who are now paying an average $1,400 per year more for gas than in 2007.

In Texas, energy expenditures are not optional. Farmers and ranchers must pay higher prices for fuel and fuel-based fertilizer. Most families have to drive—to work or school or the grocery.

Rising prices are caused by several factors, including...(complete article here).

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