KBTX | Bryan & College Station, TX | Aggieland News

Governor Perry Recognizes Aggie Company

By: Ashlea Sigman Email
By: Ashlea Sigman Email

It's a company working to turn waste into renewable gasoline. Friday, it got a nod of approval from the Governor.

Rick Perry was in town to help dedicate Terrabon's new advanced biofuels research facility, Energy Independence 1.

The Bryan research facility will continue work already being done at Terrabon's pilot plant in College Station, which has been testing renewable gasoline for 3 years.

The ideas behind Terrabon were developed at Texas A&M. Governor Perry, also an Aggie, says he wants to see more entrepreneurs making their ideas a reality across the state.

"What I wanna do in the state is create this dynamic. I want to create an environment in the state of Texas where people who know that they can come and risk their capital. That they can have the opportunity to see a good return on that investment," said Perry.

The governor says he wants Texas to be the center of alternative fuel development for the world.


Join the Conversation!

To comment, the following rules must be followed:

  • No Obscenity, Profanity, Vulgarity, Racism or Violent Descriptions
  • No Negative Community Comparisons
  • No Fighting, Name-calling, Trolling or Personal Attacks
  • Multiple Accounts are Not Allowed
  • Stay on Story Topic

Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.

Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Questions may be sent to comments@kbtx.com. Please provide detailed information.

powered by Disqus
KBTX-TV Channel 3 4141 E. 29th Street Bryan, TX 77802 Phone: (979) 846-7777 Fax: (979) 846-1490 News Fax: (979) 846-1888
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 34123944 - kbtx.com/a?a=34123944