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Christi’s September Newsletter

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Chairman Craddick on Hurricane Harvey, the Rebuild Texas effort, her remarks on Fox Business: After the Bell, and the RRC’s actions in response to Harvey, and more.

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RRC Grants Waivers, Takes Actions to Speed Hurricane Harvey Recovery

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AUSTIN – The Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC) today announced several actions to speed recovery from the impacts of Hurricane Harvey. These actions will permit energy industry operators under RRC jurisdiction to focus on restoring operations as quickly as possible without compromising public safety and environmental protection.

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Statement by Chairman Christi Craddick on RRC Readiness and Response to Hurricane Harvey

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AUSTIN—Please see Railroad Commission Chairman Christi Craddick’s statement below regarding the Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC) efforts during Hurricane Harvey:

“Railroad Commission personnel continue to staff the Texas Division of Emergency Management’s State Operations Center (SOC) to assist Texas leaders with response to Hurricane Harvey,” Chairman Craddick said.

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Railroad Commission of Texas Announces New Seismologist

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AUSTIN – The Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC) today announced Dr. Aaron Velasco will serve the agency as RRC seismologist. Dr. Velasco is a professor of Geological Sciences and Director of Interdisciplinary Initiatives at the University of Texas – El Paso (UTEP). He will continue to serve in his capacity as an educator and researcher at UTEP.

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Christi’s August Newsletter

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Chairman Craddick on growing domestic oil production, President Trump rolls back overreaching, Obama-era regulation, Former Texas Comptroller, Susan Combs, to help lead Trump Interior Department, and Permian Basin, Gulf to lead U.S. production record, and more.

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Christi’s July Newsletter

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Chairman Craddick on why Texas should be on the leading edge of the shale boom, highlights of the successful RRC Technology Overhaul, Trump’s energy dominance starts with Texas, and highlights from Energy Week, and more.

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