energy http://kwbu.org en Waco Challenges Atmos Energy Rate Hike http://kwbu.org/post/waco-challenges-atmos-energy-rate-hike <div><p>The City of Waco is one of more than 130 Texas cities that are filing a lawsuit against a recent rate increase by natural gas provider Atmos Energy.</p><p>The rate increase went into effect June 1<sup>st</sup> and would be a little over 2 dollars for the average Atmos customer in Waco.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 10 Jun 2014 21:44:03 +0000 Jill Ament 4064 at http://kwbu.org Waco Challenges Atmos Energy Rate Hike Tradinghouse Power Plant Demolished, What's Next? http://kwbu.org/post/tradinghouse-power-plant-demolished-whats-next <div><p>The old Tradinghouse power plant was demolished Friday morning. Luminant owns the plant and property and they have permits to build a new natural gas combustion plant…but they’re waiting for market conditions to improve. With the EPA trying to cut back greenhouse gases, and natural gas production at an all-time high, isn’t this a great time to build a plant? Maybe.&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 09 Jun 2014 22:36:48 +0000 Ryland Barton 3933 at http://kwbu.org Tradinghouse Power Plant Demolished, What's Next?