Special Publication on Major Dimensions of the Year in Review Marks 130th Anniversary of the Railway Commission | texasinsider

“Getting Better for the Future” examines ways in which the agency is improving to adapt to changing times. “

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Even after 130 years of proudly serving the people of the great state of Texas and protecting their interests, the Railroad Commission continues to innovate and adapt to the times.

A special 2021 Year in Review publication not only examines where the commission has been, it also delves into the accomplishments and changes that have occurred in the agency’s 130th year, including what has happened since the winter storm Uri and examines how the agency is preparing for the future.

The year in review is divided into five sections and includes videos from the agency’s three commissioners.
The first section of the publication, “Historical Perspective”, looks back on the 130-year history of the agency and interviews with some of the staff who have worked for the agency for decades. The second section, “A Historic Storm”, delves deeply into what happened during and since Winter Storm Uri.

The third section, “Agency Today: Reaching Higher Standards,” explains how the RRC meets legislative goals and other important information from all divisions of the agency. The fourth section, “The Core Mission: Protecting Public Safety and the Environment,” explores a multitude of success stories the agency has made in service to the state.

The final section, “Getting Better for the Future,” examines ways the agency is improving to adapt to changing times.

Jacob L. Thornton