Mike Nasi from Balanced Energy for Texas recently joined The Chad Hasty Show to talk about Texas' leadership in the energy industry, and the importance that energy holds for the nation.

Nasi and Hasty discussed energy-related changes ahead for the nation and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under the new Trump administration, as well as the role that the Texas energy industry has played in protecting the environment.

Describing the effect that the federal government has had in recent years on the energy industry, Nasi said,

Over the last eight years unfortunately, we've had to spend a lot more time in the courthouse than we have been able to in building things, because of the (Obama) Administration's focus on attacking fossil fuels.

You may find out more about the organization on the Balanced Energy for Texas website.

Listen to the entire interview with Mike Nasi in the video above.

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