Rep. Joe Barton faces hurdles in bid to regain House energy panel leadership role. Dallas Morning News

New weapon in coal plant fight: water. Houston Chronicle

Tillman, Fox launch Fort Worth Star-Telegram

San Antonio gets the scoop on first commercial biogas from municipal sewage. Clean Technica

Water conservation expected to increase as Rio Grande Valley grows. Valley Morning Star

Wind power showdown set in Austin. San Antonio Express-News

Tenaska receives grant. Odessa American

EPA: Texas refinery to get permits amid state flap. Associated Press

Dallas residents call for gas drilling moratorium. KERA News

Project pushes for safe ground water. Wichita Falls Times Record News

Coal looms large for Democrat in Texas governor’s race. New York Times

Large solar plant takes step forward with site plan submission. Austin American-Statesman

Dish mayor starts group to help low-income people test for pollution. Dallas Morning News

Texas shoreline in danger as funding tide ebbs. Houston Chronicle

State takes action over odors from Arlington gas wells. Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Wind’s future share in doubt. Abilene Reporter News

Galveston County gets greener. Galveston County Daily News

Despite pollution worries, Texas builds coal plants. Texas Tribune

San Antonio advancing green agenda without a carbon reduction plan. Can it last? San Antonio Current

Chinese oil giant takes big step into Texas shale and Chinese to boost South Texas boom to new high. Houston Chronicle

Tenaska awarded $7.7 million in grant money. Abilene Reporter News

Agencies working to restore federal Ike funds. Galveston County Daily News

Water needs of proposed Colorado River power plant churn opposition. Austin American-Statesman

Tighter Tenaska limits urged, adm. law judge rules. Abilene Reporter News

CPS to buy output of 3 new solar sites. San Antonio Express-News

Arlington City Council supports testing emissions at future gas wells. Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Texas A&M study shows climate change may not show up for many decades. Texas A&M University Press Release

Carcinogen from gas compressor stations being monitored. Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Mayor to shut most of city’s fuel stations. Houston Chronicle

Co-op buys wind project. Amarillo Globe-News

Where Perry and White stand on energy issues. Texas Tribune

S.A. to reduce energy consumption. San Antonio Express-News

Barton determined to reclaim powerful chairmanship if GOP retakes U.S. House. Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Gubernatorial candidate White rolls out energy plan in Lubbock. Lubbock Avalanche-Journal