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What’s Causing Persistent Power Outages In One Master Planned Community?

Some residents in the Greater Houston suburb of Sienna Plantation, southwest of Houston, are predicting their power will go off any day now. How do they know? They say it happens all the time. They also complain state regulators are not helping them. News 88.7 energy and environment reporter Dave Fehling discusses the Fort Bend […]

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Some residents in the Greater Houston suburb of Sienna Plantation, southwest of Houston, are predicting their power will go off any day now. How do they know? They say it happens all the time. They also complain state regulators are not helping them.

News 88.7 energy and environment reporter Dave Fehling discusses the Fort Bend County planned community’s electricity woes.

(Above: Sienna Plantation covers 16 square miles and has a population of over 20,000. Photo: Dave Fehling, Houston Public Media)

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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