Posted on · The city is encouraging residents to put together emergency supply kits in preparation of long-lasting power outages starting around 8 p.m.
Posted on · Houston Chronicle columnist Chris Tomlinson discusses the role pipeline operators and traders may have played during the freezing weather and walks us through lawsuits filed in the 2.5 years since, all of which is outlined in his four-part series for the paper.
Posted on · Temperatures in the Houston region are expected to remain below freezing until Saturday, with wind chill values in the teens or lower. Another freeze is in the forecast for Saturday night.
Posted on · The governor’s desire to reframe expectations may come from the fear that he will be held responsible for local outages in an election year.
Posted on · The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission released some findings on Thursday from an investigation into February's deadly winter storm and blackouts. Regulators faulted Texas energy policy for much of the disaster.
Posted on · The decision is expected to disproportionately impact Black, Indigenous and Latinx people, as well as seniors living on fixed incomes.
Posted on · President Biden is visiting Texas one week after he officially declared a major disaster in Texas, which has been reeling from record cold, power outages and a water crisis.
Posted on · Residents said they're having to borrow water or use bottled water to bathe, cook and flush toilets since their pipes burst.
Posted on · Bill Magness, CEO of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, said widespread blackouts during last week’s winter storm were necessary to prevent grid failure.
Posted on · The proposal by Harris County Commissioner Adrian Garcia could cost the county billions of dollars with uncertain benefits, according to one energy expert.
Posted on · Patrick also echoed misleading claims by Gov. Greg Abbott that outages in renewable energy were primarily to blame for last week’s blackouts.
Posted on · The president's declaration provides federal funding to individuals in 77 of the state's hardest-hit counties, opening up emergency aid for home repairs, temporary housing and other assistance.
Posted on · On Friday’s show: The latest on water and power outages around the region, and with so many Houstonians dealing with problems caused by frozen pipes, a pair of plumbing experts answer your questions.
Posted on · Democratic Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher represents West Houston and western Harris County.
Posted on · On Tuesday’s show: How much longer will the icy cold weather continue to disrupt life in Greater Houston and why wasn’t our energy grid better prepared? Plus Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo answers your questions.