Next steps after ice storm recovery include increasing focus on trees

By , Daily Memphian Updated: February 17, 2022 3:45 PM CT | Published: February 17, 2022 3:45 PM CT

Speaking Thursday, Feb. 17, at the Frayser Exchange Club, Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland said the city’s chronic power outages during frequent storms is mostly about the trees that dominate the city’s landscape. Strickland says any solution to the continuing outages will be expensive.


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