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By Paula MacPherson The Infiniti M56 was filled with gadgetry. I’m usually put off by all of the functions and complexity, but here it works, as much of it requires just a simple push or two of a button. Some of it requires no effort on the part...
Watchdog with Paul MuschickThe state Public Utility Commission issued a report today to state lawmakers about how electric companies performed during Hurricane Sandy. Overall, the commission gave utilities high marks, but suggested areas for improvement. Utilities turned to...
The Hartford CourantU.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal and Rep. Joe Courtney urged the state's utility regulator Monday to dock Connecticut Light & Power most of the $414 million in storm costs it wants to recover from ratepayers. "In what other line of business would a company...
Jill Sorensen's basement flooded after a winter storm knocked out her power, then again in 2011 during Hurricane Irene. What stopped another encore performance during last year's derecho? She'd installed a sump pump that uses her home's water pressure to...
No one seemed to know who owned the unhealthy trees in the alley behind Rexmere Road in Baltimore, the ones growing amid the electrical lines, but there was no mystery about the cause of every power outage around there. Meetings were organized. Baltimore...
This letter was sent to the head of the Maryland Department of Environment and a similar one was sent to the head of the Department of Natural Resources. A copy was provided for publication. In August, the U.S. Geological Survey published a report...
Watchdog with Paul MuschickMany people were steamed at their electric company after sitting in the cold and dark for days following Hurricane Sandy. Many of them unfortunately had the same experience last year when Hurricane Irene blew through, and again when a freak......
Watchdog with Paul MuschickIt's been almost exactly a year since Hurricane Irene tortured 1.3 million Pennsylvanians by knocking out their power. Most people had their lights back on within three or four days, but some waited nearly two weeks. If you were among......
A summer heat wave expected to last through the weekend is now blamed for seven deaths across Maryland, and public officials called Monday for Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. to act quickly to repair power outages or risk more deaths. Four people died...
NEW YORK (AP) — Waves splashed over the sea walls at the southern tip of Manhattan, already at Hurricane Irene levels Monday hours before the worst of a mammoth storm was to hit the nation's largest city with a wall of water that could reach 11...
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