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Bill Aims To Make Chemical Storage Tanks Safer (May 28, 2021)

On Friday’s show: Making chemical storage containers more resistant to hurricanes and major flooding, The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week’s news, and the band Say Girl Say on surviving creatively during the pandemic.

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On Friday’s Houston Matters: A bill in the Texas Legislature would create new regulations for above-ground chemical storage containers aimed at making them more resistant to hurricanes and major flooding.

Also this hour: We chat with energy analyst Loren Steffy about the growing prevalence of electric vehicles — like the new all-electric Ford F-150 pickup — and what they could mean for the oil and gas industry.

Then we discuss The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week’s news.

And Brigette Yawn and Suad Ihsan of the band Say Girl Say discuss their new album and surviving creatively during the pandemic.

MORE: Say Girl Say Perform for Skyline Sessions (Jan. 2020)

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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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