NewEnergyNews: Texans, Climate, And Harvey

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    Thursday, August 31, 2017

    Texans, Climate, And Harvey

    The Energy 202: We asked Texas Republicans about Harvey and climate change. Only one answered.

    Dino Grandoni, August 30, 2017 (Washington Post)

    “…Unless it is reauthorized by the end of September, the National Flood Insurance Program, which is nearly $25 billion in debt, will lose most of its borrowing power at a time when it will begin making payouts on claims on the Texas Gulf Coast. And President Trump has promised to work with Congress on a federal aid package for affected communities in Texas…[But, in] 2013, all but one Texas Republican who was serving in Congress then and is still in office now voted against an aid package for New York and New Jersey following Hurricane Sandy…[Of 38 members of the Texas delegation asked about that and other issues related to Harvey, only] one Republican, Rep. Lamar Smith, responded…[The House Science Committee Chair and frequent critic of federal climate scientists said the] Sandy bill was used as an opportunity for fiscally irresponsible politicians to exploit natural disaster spending…However, fact checkers have pointed out that a Congressional Research Service report on the bill concluded that it [was ‘largely focused’ on Hurricane Sandy…” click here for more

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