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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...
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...
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...
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...
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......
Local electric company officials were patting themselves on the back last week at a hearing in Harrisburg to review how the utilities performed in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy. Unlike many of you, the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission...
Hurricane Sandy brings two more deaths to the Lehigh Valley as more than 200,000 homes remain without powerThe local impact of Hurricane Sandy became more catastrophic for the Lehigh Valley with the deaths of two more people, bringing the region's death toll to four as of Wednesday morning. A Lower Macungie Township woman died from the fumes from a portable...
Dale Lucas' horse farm in Baltimore County lost power during Hurricane Irene last year. It lost power for six days when the derecho blew through in June. And it lost power again Monday night. Losing electricity has become such a problem for the 22-...
CNNWe should not be surprised. That's the view of many climate scientists as they survey the destruction wrought by the superstorm that ravaged the Northeast this week. The melting of Arctic ice, rising sea levels, the warming atmosphere and changes to...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Superstorm Sandy will end up causing about $20 billion in property damages and $10 billion to $30 billion more in lost business, according to IHS Global Insight, a forecasting firm. In the long run, the devastation the storm...
In New York and New Jersey, Sandy lived up to its advance billing as a once-in-a-lifetime megastorm, a deadly collision of tropical and arctic forces that hammered the coastline with mountainous waves and winds and swamped lower Manhattan with record...
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