May 10 — On Feb. 21, the heating and air conditioning unit at 3527 Durango Drive in northwest Dallas exploded. Two nearby houses caught fire or exploded within days, including one explosion that killed 12-year-old Linda Rogers.
Is a policy analyst for TCAP, a coalition of cities and other political subdivisions that purchase electricity in the deregulated market for their own governmental use. Because high energy costs can impact municipal budgets and the ability to fund essential services, TCAP, as part of its mission, actively promotes affordable energy policies. High energy prices also place a burden on local businesses and home consumers.