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Dallas Officials Decide Not To Enter Atmos Rate Hike Fight

Bucking the trend of other North Texas cities, on Wednesday the Dallas City Council agreed to a rate hike with Atmos Energy — the natural gas supplier. It would boost the average residential bill by $2.08 a month, businesses by roughly $6.

CBS 11–05/14/2014

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Texas Cities Band Together To Fight Atmos Rate Increase

Dozens of cities are saying no to a request from Atmos Energy to raise monthly gas bills. The increase would add about $2 to the average household bill, but analysts for a group of cities believe that’s more than double what the utility needs.

CBSDFW.COM–05/13/2014

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After Bitter Winter Blast, Higher Heating Bills Will Likely Arrive

First, it was the ice storm last month. This week, it’s the cold snap. Many North Texans turned up their thermostats — and kept them there. After mother nature’s bitter blast, residents like Bob Firth are already seeing higher heating bills.

CBS 11–01/08/2014

Woodland Trust Inspect Trees For Signs Of Ash Dieback Disease

Oncor Offering Customers Energy-Saving Trees

For Texans looking to save money on their monthly energy bills, Oncor is offering a simple solution: plant a tree.

11/08/2012

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Texas Approves Doubling Wholesale Electricity Rates

The Texas Public Utility Commission voted Thursday to raise the wholesale electricity price cap by 50 percent this summer in a move it hopes will spur construction of new power plants.

06/28/2012

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21 Energy Saving Actions & Their Benefits

Looking to save energy and trim your utility bill? Check out these 21 energy saving actions and the benefits you could get as a result.

04/30/2011

David Johnson CEO Spotlight

T Boone Pickens, CEO, BP Capital and Founder, PickensPlan.com explains the likelyhood of an energy bill passing this year and recaps his first year on the road with the PickensPlan.

07/16/2010