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CNC Announces Advisory Board Members

HOUSTON – The Carbon Neutral Coalition (CNC) today announced the formation of its Advisory Board, which includes members from various regions throughout the country and key stakeholders within the energy industry. The CNC recently announced Susan Combs as Chairperson of the Advisory Board, and the members announced today make up the Board. The CNC’s Advisory

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Texas Legislature Votes to Transfer Injection Storage Regulation to RRC

HOUSTON – The Texas Legislature has formally passed House Bill 1284, authored by Representative Chris Paddie (R-Marshal) and sponsored by Senator Kelly Hancock (R-North Richland Hills), to transfer the regulatory authority of geologic storage of carbon dioxide from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) to the Railroad Commission (RRC). This was a priority for

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CNC Announces Susan Combs as Chairperson

HOUSTON – The Carbon Neutral Coalition (CNC) today announced that former Comptroller of Public Accounts and US Department of Interior Chief Financial Officer Susan Combs has been named the group’s Advisory Board Chairperson as it seeks to put Texas on a path to carbon neutrality by 2050. Susan will work on policy and research with

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CNC Applauds Representative Landgraf for Passing Texas Energy Independence Act

Bill Establishes Texas Primacy Over Energy Regulation HOUSTON – The Carbon Neutral Coalition (CNC) today praised Representative Brooks Landgraf and the Texas House of Representatives for passing House Bill 1683, known as the Texas Energy Independence Act. The bill will prohibit state agencies and officials from enforcing a federal statute or regulation regulating oil and

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CNC Applauds House Passage of Bill Transferring Injection Storage Regulation to RRC

HOUSTON – The Carbon Neutral Coalition (CNC) today applauded Representative Chris Paddie (R-Marshall) and the Texas House of Representatives for passing HB 1284 which transfers the regulatory authority of geologic storage of carbon dioxide from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) to the Railroad Commission (RRC). The passage of the bill is a key

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Corbin Robertson Jr. Launches Carbon Neutral Coalition

Organization Seeks to Put Texas on a Path to Carbon Neutrality by 2050 HOUSTON – Corbin Robertson Jr. today launched the Carbon Neutral Coalition (CNC) to put Texas on a path to becoming carbon neutral by the year 2050. The coalition is seeking to establish the infrastructure that will incentivize the energy industry to cut

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