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Did Texas Hurt Industry by Fighting EPA Regulations?

Texas has been fighting federal greenhouse gas regulations for years over concerns that they would cost the state jobs. But now, critics say the state's unwillingness to issue air pollution permits ended up hurting, not helping, companies in Texas.

by Dave Fehling, Houston Public Media
Steam rises from the stacks at the Martin Lake Coal-Fired Power Plant in Tatum, TX March 30, 2011.

Texas has been fighting federal greenhouse gas regulations for years over concerns that they would cost the state jobs. But now, critics say the state's unwillingness to issue air pollution permits ended up hurting, not helping, companies in Texas. Read the full story at StateImpact Texas.

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