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Sen. Cantwell on Texas Energy Grid Crisis: 'Price Gouging Should Not Be Tolerated in These Emergencies,' Questions Witnesses on Exorbitant Energy Bills in Aftermath of Winter Storm Uri

Mar 12, 2021 - Targeted News Service
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Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Washington, issued the following news release on March 11, 2021:

This morning at a Senate Committee and Energy and Natural Resources hearing, U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) spoke on the need for a "smarter, cleaner, more secure, more resilient grid" and questioned witnesses from the energy sector on the exorbitant energy bills charged to Texans in the aftermath of Winter Storm Uri, which left four million Texans freezing in their homes without electricity or acce...