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Oil industry helped handpick members of Texas advisory group for electric grid reliability, emails show

Oil and gas industry groups provided a list of names to the Railroad Commission for appointment to a council formed in response to the February power crisis. All four of the industry's top choices were selected.

Smoke from a power plant in San Antonio on Aug. 4, 2021.

Industry group went 4-for-4 with its chosen candidates

Agency leaders have ties to industry they regulate

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