While President Barack Obama's administration redefines the country's energy policy, public officials would be wise to draw on the experience of Texans and especially Kinder Morgan Energy Partners CEO Rich Kinder, the Houston Chronicle editorial board writes. Kinder Morgan recently told the newspaper that wind and solar power will not provide the amount of energy needed in the foreseeable future, so the country will need to develop more natural gas and nuclear resources to reduce its carbon footprint.

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