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A Greener Texas

February 9th, 2009 · No Comments · Green, Tips

Environmental groups support the proposed legislation for a new clean air bill, now in the Texas State Senate, that would require new Texas homes to be built with at least 15 percent more efficiency in energy use. Additionally, new appliances will have to use significantly less electricity than is now required. All of this is good news for Texas! The bill, by Senate Natural Resources Committee Chairman Kip Averitt, also proposes a grant program to encourage the “best and brightest” technology for air quality, Averitt said “We’re going to put some of the state’s smartest people together at the same table and allow them to incentivize new technologies so the state can help get those technologies to the market faster,”

Source: Dallasnews.com


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