State Senate President Steve Sweeney (D-3rd), told Talk Radio 1210 WPHT midday host Dom Giordano that following the massive power outages from the storms on June 23rd, Atlantic City Electric (ACE) was “horrible” in comparison to PSE&G.
Work continues to turn on electricity in South Jersey and some people are getting impatient.
About 137, 000 people are still without power following Tuesday night’s powerful storms.
The storms on Tuesday night caused widespread damage and power outages throughout the Philadelphia area.
High winds from last night’s storm knocked out power to hundreds of thousands of people, and many outages remain this morning.
The Energy and Environmental Resource Center operated by PSE&G Nuclear in the city of Salem has served as a learning facility of sorts, according to utility spokesman Joe Delmar.
More than 1,300 PSE&G customers in Cherry Hill are without power this morning.
Severe weather is moving across the region Tuesday night, leaving many customers without power.
There are new developments Friday regarding the deadly natural gas explosion in Ewing Township. The family of Linda Cerritelli, who was killed, has now filed a civil lawsuit against both PSE&G and contractor Henkels & McCoy.
The problem was traced to a feedwater pump, which was being checked out.
Steinmann also says the township is now certain neither PSEG nor their contractor Henkels and McCoy reported the gas leak to 911 prior to the explosion.
Officials are advising area residents that PSE&G will repair its natural gas lines on Haddonfield Road in Cherry Hill over the next several weeks.
The explosion occurred just off I-95 at 28 Crockett Lane in the South Fork housing community around 1 p.m.
PSEG says non-essential travel should be avoided and residents should continue to stay indoors and shelter in place this evening.
Many locations in the Greater Philadelphia area are still facing power outages after Wednesday’s storm.