It’s no secret that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the state of Texas have had their share of disagreements regarding the best way to promote clean air and secure Texas’ energy future. Reasonable people often have legitimate differences about the path toward achieving laudable goals. However, a recently intimated EPA action poses a direct and imminent threat to Texas’ economic success. Worse, it’s based on hypothetical scenarios that do not reflect actual conditions and on assumptions relating to power supply operations that are simply not feasible. The threat is very real, and the consequences are quite severe. . . .