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The U of M’s Gabriel Chan on why Texas’ energy grid failed — and what ...

MinnPost 25 Feb 2021
In particular, what happened in Texas was a lot of natural gas infrastructure froze, and at the same time, demand for energy was going way up as people wanted more heating at home ... You have this simultaneous increase in demand for electricity and gas, and gas infrastructure falling apart, leading to an imbalance of supply and demand.
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Towbin: More actions

Times Argus 24 Feb 2021
People who raise safety concerns regarding public infrastructure are often seen as alarmists. Ed Hirs, a University of Houston Energy Fellow, pointed out in 2013 that self-regulation was bound to fail.
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FEATURE - Texans Outraged US Energy Capital Unprepared for Winter Storm

Urdu Point 23 Feb 2021
Salmon - Texans are irate the US energy capital's infrastructure was unable to withstand the recent winter storms and frustrated over the lack of accountability for the meltdown, residents told Sputnik ... He also said there were no decent hotel rooms available within 100-200 miles of Houston.
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RPT: FEATURE - Texans Outraged US Energy Capital Unprepared for Winter Storm

Urdu Point 23 Feb 2021
Salmon - Texans are irate the US energy capital's infrastructure was unable to withstand the recent winter storms and frustrated over the lack of accountability for the meltdown, residents told Sputnik ... He also said there were no decent hotel rooms available within 100-200 miles of Houston.
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At least six people experiencing homelessness died during the winter storm. That number could rise.

The Bryan Eagle 23 Feb 2021
15, Harris County sheriff deputies found a 60-year-old man dead in a van under an overpass east of Houston ... "Rage that this was allowed to happen when this state was given ample time and warning to do something about our power infrastructure." ... Marc Eichenbaum, Houston’s special ...
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How Texas set itself up for energy disaster

Finance & Commerce 22 Feb 2021
HOUSTON — Across the plains of West Texas, the pump jacks that resemble giant bobbing hammers define not just the landscape but the state itself ... The possibility of more frequent cold-weather events was never built into infrastructure plans in a state where climate change remains an exotic, disputed concept.
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Fake snow? Conspiracy theory claims Texas weather 'government-generated'

Democratic Underground 22 Feb 2021
... being hard hit by Winter Storm Uri last week, with heavy snowfall seen across much of the country and the state of Texas suffering power outages, rolling blackouts and damage to its water infrastructure as far south as Houston.
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How Texas' Drive for Energy Independence Set It Up for Disaster

Yahoo Daily News 22 Feb 2021
HOUSTON — Across the plains of West Texas, the pump jacks that resemble giant bobbing hammers define not just the landscape but the state itself ... The possibility of more frequent cold-weather events was never built into infrastructure plans in a state where climate change remains an exotic, disputed concept.Story continues.
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Solaris Oilfield Infrastructure Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2020 Results

Enid News & Eagle 22 Feb 2021
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 21, 2021--. Solaris Oilfield Infrastructure, Inc ... A distribution of $0.105 per unit was also approved for holders of units in Solaris Oilfield Infrastructure, LLC (“Solaris LLC”) ... When instructed, please ask the operator to be joined to the Solaris Oilfield Infrastructure, Inc ... About Solaris Oilfield Infrastructure, Inc.
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Fake snow? Conspiracy theory claims Texas weather ‘government-generated’

Yahoo Daily News 22 Feb 2021
A TikTok user attempting to prove the recent snowfall is ‘fake’ (TikTok). The US is continuing its recovery after being hard hit by Winter Storm Uri last week, with heavy snowfall seen across much of the country and the state of Texas suffering power outages, rolling blackouts and damage to its water infrastructure as far south as Houston ... Read More.
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Biden declares major disaster, making more federal assistance available in Texas

WPXI 20 Feb 2021
>> Read more trending news. Biden had previously approved of states of emergency in Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas, The Washington Post reported. Content Continues Below ... The state is grappling with severely cold temperatures, which have wrought havoc on infrastructure. Houston is under a boil-water advisory ... .
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Texas, Southern cities hit hard by water troubles after storms

Las Vegas Review-Journal 20 Feb 2021
18, 2021, in Houston. Houston and several surrounding cities are under a boil water notice as many residents are still without running water in their homes ... 18, 2021 in Houston. Texas officials have ordered 7 million people to boil tap water before drinking it following days of record low temperatures that damaged infrastructure and froze pipes.
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Biden declares major disaster in Texas as focus shifts to who is responsible

Democratic Underground 20 Feb 2021
Around 80,000 electric utility customers in Texas remained in the dark and without heat Saturday morning as the state awoke to temperatures in the 20s ... Temperatures are rising but the week’s icy weather is still taking its toll on Texas infrastructure. Houston, the nation’s fourth-largest city, was under a boil-water advisory Friday evening ... .
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