Posts Tagged ‘ Alfred ’

Power To The People | Frank Panzarella via CT News Junkie

Nov 21st, 2011 | By

In the wake of serious electric outages in Connecticut, it would seem that speaking truth to power was never more urgently needed. For far too long energy distribution companies in CT have swaggered with their control of a hostage consumer market and a relatively pliable DPUC and a legislature willing to accept their expertise and

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Conn. storm highlights decades of repeat issues

Nov 14th, 2011 | By

A storm hits Connecticut and causes hundreds of thousands to lose power. Utility companies take a week or longer to restore it. Public outrage leads to state investigations. Officials order service improvements. It’s a cycle that repeats itself in the Land of Steady Habits. The problems that arose after the freak October snowstorm and Tropical

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Connecticut Power and Light Storm Response Is Questioned

Nov 10th, 2011 | By

Environmental Headlines was alerted to this story by a story on the INFRASTRUCTURALIST, a blog about sprawl, called: “Suburban Sprawl Means McDonald’s is Always Less Then 100 Miles Away” State and federal investigations have been ordered to investigate why it took Connecticut Light and Power 11 days to restore electricity to all of the state

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Power Outages Lead to Air Quality Alert

Nov 3rd, 2011 | By

The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) has issued an air quality action day for Westport an area until midnight. An air quality action day means that particulate matter within the region may approach or exceed unhealthy levels for parts of Connecticut due to elevated levels of particle pollution. For more on this

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