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Drought and demand put pressure on America's power grid

A grid reliability report says power outages are likely in parts of the Midwest, California and Texas. The Western drought and a mismatch between supply and peak summer demand are some reasons why.

NPR’s Laura Benshoff reports.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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