Last Week's Winter Storms Could Cost Texans $200B To $300BThe economic impact of Texas' weeklong freeze and power outages could rival the damage caused by some of the most destructive hurricanes ever to hit the U.S.
Regulation Again The Topic In Texas After Winter Storm Results In Blackouts, Power OutagesOne of the emerging response to a winter weather catastrophe in Texas, that caused one of the worst power outages in U.S. history, is unusual for the Lone Star State: calls for more regulation.
First There Was Snow And Ice, Now North Texas Braces For Storms And Possible HailAfter a stretch of beautiful and unseasonably warm weather, North Texas is in for a pattern shift. The change includes an unsettled pattern with needed rainfall and occasional storms.
House And Senate Hearings Investigating ERCOT Power Outages Set To Get Underway In AustinToday state lawmakers will begin their investigation into the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) and the massive power failure that left millions of Texans in the dark and without heat.
Record-Setting Texas Cold Wreaks Havoc On Aging Water SystemsThe sunshine is back and the snow and ice have melted. But more than a week after a deep freeze in Texas and other southern states, many communities are still grappling with getting clean water, or water service at all.
$11,527 Vs. $334: How Much Your Electric Plan Cost You During Texas' Winter StormsWhile thousands of Texans face huge electricity bills, experts say most homeowners should not have a bill out of the ordinary.
ERCOT CEO, Board Members Acknowledge Communications Problems Before, During Widespread Texas Power OutagesERCOT's CEO Bill Magness told board members Wednesday that the company did all it could to prevent a catastrophic blackout.
'You Deserve Answers, You Will Get Those Answers': Gov. Greg Abbott On Days-Long Power Outages During Winter Storms"Tragic does not even begin to describe the devastation and suffering you endured over the past week," said Gov. Abbott. "Too many of you were shivering in your own homes, no power, no heat, no water."
Bats, Birds Among Wildlife Harmed During Texas' Deep FreezeBats are among numerous wildlife believed to have taken a beating in the South, a region unaccustomed to such a severe and prolonged cold snap.
'This Isn't Right,' Thousands Of Garland Renters Still Without Running Water"I'm pregnant right now,” one tenant said. “There's no running water. We're having to go to the bathrooms in bags and bring our waste to the trash cans."
Active Weather Pattern That Produced Historic Winter Storms Brings Weekend RainThe active weather pattern that produced two winter storms last week, is going to produce several waves of rain chances at the end of this week.
Texas Lost Approximately 1,000 Doses Of COVID-19 Vaccine To Winter Storm DisruptionsMeanwhile, 4.5 million doses of the vaccine against COVID-19 have been given in Texas so far.
President Joe Biden Headed To Texas Friday To See Winter Storm DamagePresident Joe Biden and the First Lady are headed to Texas. The White House confirmed Tuesday the first family will travel to Houston on Friday.
District Attorney’s Office Issues Warning About Price Gouging After Texas Winter StormsThe Tarrant County District Attorney’s Office has issued an alert for consumers and a warning for businesses about price gouging.
IRS Gives Texans A Break After Winter Storms, Extends April 15 Filing Deadline By Two MonthsMore assistance for Texans, this time from the Internal Revenue Service, after a deadly winter storm left millions in the state without power and water.