The commission could totally kill the deal. It could decide that events over the weekend in the bankruptcy case of Oncor’s parent company, Energy Future Holdings, have so altered the conditions on which  the Hunts based their buyout plan there’s no longer a deal for the PUC to regulate. In that case, the Hunts would need to start from scratch to create a new plan, if they were so inclined. But the old plan would be dead dead dead.

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