@AKMcGlinchy ("Audrey McGlinchy") wrote:
What's to blame for the power outages in Austin? Climate, sure. Above-ground power lines, sure. Trees, definitely.
But also city policy in response to powerful nabe associations?
"'They didn't want their pretty trees in their yards touched by the city,'" Michael Webber said.
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If there’s one question prompted by Austin's power outage crisis, it is: Why? Why did so many people lose power? 1/ 🧵 http://kutne.ws/3l6rS8S