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UT Texas Water Study (October 8, 2012)

Environmental Research Web:  Fracking to extract shale gas less water-intensive than Texan coal mining October 29, 2012
Fuel Fix:  Switch from coal-fired power plants saves water October 23, 2012
Platts:  Texas' gas-fired power generation uses less water than coal October 12, 2012
Star Telegram:  Natural gas beats lignite in water use, study says October 11, 2012
EnergyBiz:  Texas report highlights water benefits of coal-to-gas switching October 10, 2012
State Impact Coverage:  Why Less Coal in Texas Could Mean More Water For a Thirsty State October 10, 2012
KUT:  Switching From Coal Power Saves Water, UT Report Says October 9, 2012

UT National Water Study (September 20, 2012)

Christian Science Monitor:  Water delivery system makes up 12.6 percent of US energy consumption November 1, 2012
Environmental Leader Coverage:  Water ‘Directly Responsible’ for 12.6% of US Energy Use October 4, 2012
Consumer Energy Report:  Water Delivery Accounts for 12.6 Percent of U.S. Energy Consumption October 31, 2012
Times Record News:  Report links energy consumption, water use October 31, 2012
San Antonio Express News:  Study: Water takes more energy than lighting October 30, 2012
Washington Post:  13% of U.S.’s Energy Goes to Collect, Prepare Water October 30, 2012
Bloomberg:  13% of U.S.’s Energy Goes to Collect, Prepare Water October 30, 2012
Business Week:  13% of U.S.’s Energy Goes to Collect, Prepare Water October 30, 2012
Fuel Fix:  Study: Water takes more energy than lighting October 30, 2012
Chairman’s Blog:  Electricity use for water nearly 13% October 30, 2012
Western Stability and Pollution Prevention Network:   Study: Water takes more energy than lighting October 30, 2012
Water World:  New UT report sheds light on nation's water-energy security goals October 30, 2012
Forbes: To Conserve Energy - Conserve Water October 17, 2012
Scientific American UT Austin: Over 12 percent of all U.S. energy consumption is directly related to water October 2, 2012

Coalition Chairman Kip Averitt

Environment & Energy Publishing (E&E) News RENEWABLE ENERGY: Solar leaders hopeful on Texas incentives July 20, 2012
Clean Energy Authority  The Lone Star State Should Take a Deeper Look at the Sun June 20, 2012
Solar Energy Industries Association - Report Shows Solar Energy As a Solution in Texas to Address Summer Electricity Challenge June 19, 2012
New Brattle Group Report Shows Solar Energy as a Solution in Texas to Help Address Summer Electricity Challenges June 19, 2012
Solar Novus Solar Cloud Smooth Summer Electricity Spikes in Texas June 19, 2012
Clean Technica More Solar Power in TX Could Save Consumers Over $520 Million, New Study Finds  June 19, 2012
Telegram Averitt: Dire warnings from Texas utilities overstate impact of new EPA rule Oct. 18, 2011

Hamilton Economic Impact Study