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Texas lawmakers want to prevent another power crisis. But the legislation doesn’t go far enough to do that, critics say.

Both the Texas Senate and House have written bills that attempt to prevent another massive power failure in extreme temperatures. But parts of their legislative proposals are drawing criticism for not going far enough to prepare electricity infrastructure for increased risks posed by climate change.

And critics are also wary that some measures would leave enforcement of the mandated upgrades to the Public Utility Commission without increasing its funding or resources to do the job.

Read more from Erin Douglas and Mitchell Fermin with The Texas Tribune here.