Many questions but few answers in congressional hearing on Maui's wildfire and electric provider

Posted on AllSides September 28th, 2023
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Lawmakers probing the cause of last month's deadly Maui wildfire did not get many answers during Thursday's congressional hearing on the role the electrical grid played in the disaster. Still, the president of Hawaiian Electric — Maui's sole electricity provider — promised to gather and provide more details about exactly what happened on Aug. 8, including when the power stopped flowing through downed power lines in Lahaina and exactly when the decision was made to trigger a procedure designed to make sure that broken lines were not re-energized. Shelee Kimura...

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