May 14 — The Public Utility Commission of Texas announced the online availability of reports required by House Bill 4150, passed in the 86th Texas Legislature.  Effective September 1, 2019, the bill added a new section to the Public Utility Regulatory Act (PURA) that details reporting requirements for power line inspection and safety, with a focus on power line clearance, for all utilities owning or operating transmission or distribution assets in Texas, including electric co-operatives and municipally-owned utilities.

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