UH to host Texas Tribune environment, energy event

The Universiy of Houston will host “The Texas Tribune Festival on the Road: A Symposium on Energy and the Environment” from 7:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Friday in Wortham Center of the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts.

“This day-long program of lectures, panel discussions and conversations will explore federal energy policy as it impacts the state of Texas, state policy as it impacts communities like Houston, the promise of clean and renewable energy in all its forms and the impact of one of the largest shale plays anywhere on the economic and environmental health of South Texas,” says a Texas Tribune press release.

UH President Renu Khator will open the event at 8 a.m. after the complimentary breakfast.

Other speakers include the chairman on the Texas Railroad Commission, members of the House Energy Resource Committee and representatives from various energy companies.

People who plan to attend should RSVP because seating is limited.

For a full list of events and to RSVP, go to or email [email protected].

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