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Texas power crisis prompts Texas House panel to advance several bills, including one requiring plants to prep for extreme weather

The bills, which include mandating weatherization of power plants, reforming the ERCOT board and creating a state emergency communications system, are “a work in progress.”

The Blanco Vista neighborhood of San Marcos is blanketed with several inches of snow as a massive winter weather system causes power outages across Texas on Feb. 15, 2021.

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Energy Environment Politics State government Chris Paddie Texas House of Representatives