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Can the power grid withstand record energy demand? (June 7, 2022)

On Tuesday’s show: ERCOT expects record high energy usage today. Can the state’s power grid hold up?


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On Tuesday’s show: ERCOT expects record high energy usage today. Can the state's power grid hold up?

Also this hour: Houston City Council Member Amy Peck join us to answer your questions about issues facing the city.

Then, Marshall Project reporter Keri Blakinger joins us to discuss her new memoir Corrections in Ink, which chronicles her journey from promising figure skater, to heroin addict, to prisoner, to award-winning reporter covering prisons.

And the new season of the Apple TV+ series For All Mankind debuts this week. Troy Schulze talks with cast members about the series, which considers what would have happened to NASA and Space City if the Russians had won the space race.

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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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