Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

Statements about Energy

True

As head of agencies

Barry Smitherman

Barry Smitherman

Says he "sued Obama’s EPA seven times."

— Texas

Half-True

Patterson wasn’t sued, but turtles seem fine

Mostly False

California, maybe

David Dewhurst

David Dewhurst

Says gas costs $4.50 a gallon.

— Texas

Mostly False

Same light more efficiently

Half-True

Yup, but no president controls gas prices

Mostly True

Austinites pay less now, considering inflation

Mostly False

Actually, 80 percent of Gulf oil production comes from deep-water sources

True

Inspectors don't fly either