Galveston needs people in wake of Ike recovery. Associated Press

Texas farmers use business wile to weather drought. Associated Press

Report raises concerns about Texas’ electricity supply. Texas Tribune

Austin could seek $275 million in bonds for initial urban rail line. Austin American-Statesman

Oil and gas link to Texas earthquakes studied. ThinkProgress

Conserving water a daily chore for one Central Texas community. KUT

2012 off to hottest start for Houston, Galveston. Houston Chronicle

Matagorda County coal plant developer fights new EPA rules. Houston Chronicle

With the Rio Grande dry, El Paso turns to alternatives. Texas Tribune

LCRA selling some water downstream, but not to rice farmers. Austin American-Statesman

With success comes problems in San Antonio’s rooftop solar industry. Texas Observer

Lake levels rise after storm but are still less than half-full. Austin American-Statesman

Increase in “flaring” tied to pipeline shortages. Texas Tribune

Waste Management joins in on natural gas fueling trend. Houston Business Journal

Old Texas tale retold – farmer vs. TransCanada. New York Times

Study: Eagle Ford economic impact was $25 billion-plus in 2011. Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Austin adds 10 miles to proposed urban rail system. Austin American-Statesman

Rancher thinning trees to save water, help firefighters. Abilene Reporter-News

Borrow a bike for free: First 90 minutes of Houston’s new bike share program are gratis. CultureMap Houston

Environmentalists challenge Central Texas power plant. WTAW

Texas pollution feud will continue, despite Armendariz’s resignation. Greenwire

EPA reconsiders: Matagorda not on list of smog violators. Houston Chronicle

ERCOT: Summer blackouts not likely, but concerns still linger. Austin American-Statesman

Texas wind farms’ impact on climate causes stir. USA Today

Texas Railroad Commission candidates target EPA. Texas Tribune

Barnett Shale: Chesapeake cuts land agents, drilling in Barnett Shale. Fort Worth Star-Telegram

As natural gas prices dip, Austin Energy rates still to increase. Austin American-Statesman