“While I am relieved energy prices have dropped here in
Congresswoman Granger played a critical role in
“We were successful on some fronts this last summer to increase the ability of our country to produce more domestic energy, but we still have a long way to go,” said Granger. “We can now begin to explore offshore drilling in an environmentally safe way, and we have extended incentives to use alternative energy such as solar and wind power.
The Pickens Plan would significantly increase the use of wind energy and natural gas to meet our energy needs. The Pickens Plan website cites a Department of Energy report stating that twenty percent of
Natural gas is the second part of the Pickens strategy to reduce our dependence on foreign oil. His website states that natural gas is our country’s second largest energy resource. His site goes on to state that 98% of the natural gas used in the
Granger joins over 1.3 million Americans and 131,990 Texans who have signed the pledge.
“I appreciate the resolve T. Boone Pickens has shown on this issue. His pledge has generated a great amount of interest and support,” said Granger. “I am glad to join with him and so many others to work on a solution that is doable, because we can’t just continue to talk about our dependence, we need to do something about it”
Unveiled on July 8, 2008 by T. Boone Pickens, the Pickens Plan is a detailed solution for ending the