Published in “April 2009”

Happy Earth Day 2009

So, you hear about all the hoopla. Earth Day this. Earth Day that. But what is it and why does it matter?Earth day is celebrated every year as a day of awareness and appreciation for the Earth's environment. Founded in 1970 by Senator Gaylord Nelson, Earth Day is celebra [...]

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Gov. Perry Signs Hurricane Recovery Bill for Utilities and Customers

On Thursday, April 16, Texas Governor Rick Perry signed into law a way for utilities to recover more quickly from hurricanes and other natural disasters. Sponsored by Sen. Tommy Williams and Rep. Senfronia Thompson, Senate Bill 769 authorizes the Public Utility Commision [...]

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Federal Energy Efficiency Tax Credits for 2009

Sure, it's Tax Day and no one really wants to think about having to do it all over again next year. But with springtime just starting and summer around the bend, there's lots of ways to improve your home's energy efficiency -- and ways you'll be able to take [...]

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