Enviros Ask Texas To Boost Solar, Geothermal Mandates

Law360, Dallas (September 12, 2012, 4:40 PM EDT) -- A coalition of environmental advocates on Wednesday asked the Texas Public Utility Commission to enact rules boosting state requirements for solar and geothermal energy generation and ensure wind isn’t the only renewable energy source the state relies on.

More than a dozen groups, including the Sierra Club and Public Citizen, filed what’s known as a petition for rulemaking with the PUC, triggering a 60-day deadline for the agency to deny the petition or agree to launch a formal rulemaking process. The coalition wants the agency to...
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