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Power Outages Reported Across The Philadelphia Area

Numerous power outages were reported across the Greater Philadelphia Area due to the severe storms.


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PSE&G Responds To No-Retaliation Warning From Nuclear Regulatory Commission

“It’s important that workers at the nuclear plants feel comfortable raising concerns, either to the company, to the bosses, through their program for raising safety concerns, or to the NRC,” says a Nuclear Regulatory Commission spokeswoman.


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Feds Warn NJ Nuclear Plant Operator Over Firing

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has sent a letter to PSE&G asking for assurance that whistleblowers will not be penalized at the Salem and Hope Creek Nuclear Power Plants.


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Thousands Of Residents Without Power In Camden County

According to PSEG, about 6,700 customers are affected in Bellmawr, Mount Ephraim, and Lawnside.


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Largest Electric Utility In NJ Suing Insurance Companies In Wake Of Sandy Damage

New Jersey’s largest electric utility is going after 10 insurance companies in court.



NJ Board To Vote On Contested PSE&G Solar Plan

New Jersey’s public utilities board is set to vote on a nearly half-billion-dollar proposal by the state’s largest utility to expand solar power production, a plan the state-paid advocate for ratepayers has sharply criticized as creating an unfair market advantage subsidized by utility customers.


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Power Outages

Utility companies are reporting multiple power outages due to the storm.


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PSE&G Wants To Spend $4 Billion To Make Its Infrastructure More Storm-Resistant

Hurricane Irene, Superstorm Sandy, and last October’s ice storm have clearly demonstrated to PSE&G officials that global warming is a reality.


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Storm Leaves Power Outages, Flooding

Police are urging drivers to use caution on the roads because of ponding and flooding in low-lying poor drainage areas.



PSE&G: Full Power Restoration Delayed To Saturday

The president of New Jersey’s largest utility says Wednesday night’s snowstorm delayed power restoration to all of its customers by a day, to Saturday.



Utility Company Expects More Outages Due To Nor’Easter

PSE&G says it expects outages due to the nor’easter to undoubtedly climb once the high winds arrive Wednesday night.



PECO Making Progress Restoring Power For Bucks And Montgomery County Customers

PECO says they have restored power to more than 90-percent of people who lost power during Sandy, but still about 50,000 outages remain.


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Electric Utilities Making Slow, Steady Progress in Restoring Power

Many regional utilities are estimating that the last of their customers will be back online by Sunday.


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Officials Warn Residents Without Power To Dispose of Potentially Spoiled Foods

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture says you only have about four hours’ grace on stuff in the fridge, but items in the freezer could last longer.


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Mandatory Evacuations, Advisories Expand As Hurricane Sandy Bears Down

A mandatory evacuation order has been added for parts of Bensalem, Pa.