Energy Council

Energy Council
5:40 pm
Thu September 26, 2013

Wyoming hosts meeting of legislators from energy-producing states

The Energy Council met at Jackson Lake Lodge in Grand Teton National Park.
Credit Stephanie Joyce

Energy industry representatives mingled with lawmakers from Wyoming and other states at last week’s meeting of the Energy Council.

The Council is a Texas-based non-profit, and its membership is made up of lawmakers from twelve states, three Canadian provinces and Venezuela. It holds quarterly meeting to discuss energy issues. Although industry underwrites portions of the events, states also pay about $40,000 a year in dues to be part of the council, in addition to travel and lodging expenses for legislators.

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