Austin, Texas – – Austin Energy and Austin Water officials speak to members of Austin City Council about February’s winter storm.
The briefing comes as state and local politicians demand answers after many were without electricity and water after the historic freezing temperatures in Texas.
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The chairman of the Texas Public Utility Commission, the agency that regulates the state’s electricity, telecommunications, water and sewerage utilities, resigned Monday, and the Travis County District Attorney recently announced that his office was conducting a criminal investigation is going to find out if someone or group is to blame.
Some in Austin remain without water for weeks after the storm, and many are still feeling the effects of the storm.
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