TEXAS RAIL­ROAd COM­MIS­SION

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■ Es­tab­lished in 1891 to pre­vent dis­crim­i­na­tion in rail­road charges and es­tab­lish rea­son­able tar­iffs.

■ Now, reg­u­lates the oil and nat­u­ral gas in­dus­try, coal sur­face min­ing and ura­nium ex­plo­ration op­er­a­tions.

■ Led by three com­mis­sion­ers who are elected to six-year terms.

■ $77.4 mil­lion FY 2012 op­er­at­ing bud­get; 751 full-time po­si­tions

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