Articles Tagged with ''commission''

'Train' Keeps Rolling at Texas Railroad Commission

The Texas Sunset Advisory Commission met Thursday and discussed proposed changes for the Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC). Among them no longer is the Sunset staff recommendation to change the commission's name to reflect its role as a regulator of energy and not of railroads. Read More

FERC Enforcement Staff Rejects Total's Response to Market Manipulation Charges, Calls For ALJ Hearing

FERC enforcement staff rejected Total Gas & Power North America Inc.'s arguments against staff's allegations of natural gas market manipulation against the company and two of its trading managers Friday, but in a highly unusual move, staff also requested that the Commission schedule a hearing on certain factual matters before an administrative law judge. Read More

Drinking Water Watchdog Slams Texas Injection Well Practices

A report by environmental group Clean Water Action (CWA) has called into question injection well practices in Texas, asserting that state regulators have failed to live up to a 1982 agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC) disagrees. Read More