What followed was a multidecade experiment in deregulation that has now left millions of Texas residents freezing and without power.
That flaring darkened the skies in eastern Texas with smoke visible for miles.
Gov. Abbott said that a moratorium on shut-offs is needed while the state legislature deals with bills that people can’t afford to pay.
A whole decade ago, grid regulations warned Texas that its power plants wouldn’t be able to survive plunging temperatures.
“Customers are exposed to swings in power markets, so those who don’t leave soon will face extraordinarily high electricity bills.”
Texas GOP Ignored” Protections For Consumers That Are Present In The Other 49 States” says Dallas Judge
“Ten years of GOP governors have turned the state into one that can’t even count on their power grid.”
The disputes at 432 Park also highlight a rarely seen view of New York’s so-called Billionaire’s Row near Central Park.
Patients were “piled in administrative hallways, stuffed in the corners, hanging over chairs,” said one healthcare worker.
“No one would believe this is in the United States,” Scott Byington, a critical care nurse at St. Francis Medical Center
“Once the vaccine is thawed, it cannot be refrozen” the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported.