Despite Tough Times, Energy Conservation Bills Gain Traction in Legislature

Dallas Observer | January 26, 2009
"Going green" used to be considered a luxury, especially in a faltering economy. But as the Texas Legislature convened last week amid a budget squeeze, a determined coalition of lawmakers and lobbyists acted on the premise that conserving energy is nothing less than an absolute necessity.

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