Texas Winter Storm Uri:
What can Winter Storm Uri teach us about deregulation, legislation and who is affected the most?
An aging energy grid, deregulation and climate change left communities of color in Texas most vulnerable and affected by the coldest and most severe storm the state has experienced in history.
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In February of 2021, Texas was hit with a massive winter storm, leaving many with no electricity and heat while experiencing record cold temperatures. The widespread blackouts exposed issues with Texas' independant grid as well as deeper issues of systemic environmental racism in the state.