Meter Reading: Big Oil ‘Nervous’ About Tax Reform, New Rules for Private Water in Austin, and More
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A derrick is seen in front of the Chevron Oronite oil additives manufacturing facitlity in Plaquemines Parish May 19, 2008 in Belle Chasse, Louisiana.
Solar bumps into grid issues downtown – “It was only after the firm had installed a $40,000 system, around $14,000 after CPS and federal rebates, that employees said they heard some ominous words from a CPS inspector: “I have made a huge mistake.”” — San Antonio Express-News
Big Oil Getting Nervous About Tax Reform – “The American Petroleum Institute is in full-throttle defense mode as Washington primes for corporate tax reform next year. In fact, while they won’t say it outright, officials at the powerful oil-industry group seem to indicate they would prefer that tax reform did not happen at all.” — National Journal
Austin City Council passes well registration ordinance – “The ordinance is a response to a drought-driven spate of well drilling in the last half-dozen years by homeowners, especially those in affluent neighborhoods, as they try to sidestep high water bills and watering restrictions from Austin Water Utility.” -- Austin American-Statesman