Connecticut Light & Power
Grandstanding A Concern As Connecticut Lawmakers Prepare For Hearing On Utilities And Hurricane Irene
How many lawmakers might be interested in speech time before the cameras while an objective review of the utilities’ response to Hurricane Irene is shoved to the sidelines?
Several committees of the General Assembly say they will schedule an informational hearing to address preparation and response.
The federal funding will be available to state and local governments and some nonprofits for emergency work and repair in five Connecticut counties. They include Fairfield, Litchfield, Middlesex, New Haven and New London.
More than 170,000 customers of Connecticut electricity providers remain without power after Tropical Storm Irene and frustrated residents and business owners are pressing the utility companies for answers.
At the Branchville train station in Ridgefield, a sound was heard this morning that hadn’t been heard since Saturday – a train’s horn.
About 370,000 utility customers in Connecticut remain without power, several days after Tropical Storm Irene blew through the Nutmeg State.
Two deaths in Connecticut were being attributed to Tropical Storm Irene, which knocked out power to more than 700,000 utility customers and swept some shorefront homes into the sea.
Connecticut would be among the areas in the Tri-State that would likely get the brunt of the force of Hurricane Irene.
Marinas pulled boats in from the water, tourists canceled shoreline getaways and Connecticut’s governor urged residents to make storm preparations.
Have you ever wondered what happens to construction debris? In Connecticut, a lot of money is spent shipping it to landfills out of state.
The heat wave is entering its sixth day of sweltering temperatures and stifling humidity and it’s causing power outages across the Tri-state area.
Little black and orange Weevils are getting high marks for controlling an invasive and fast growing vine that could cause a lot of trouble if left unchecked.
The outages began in Greenwich on Wednesday and once fixed, a line blew again and there was damage to additional circuits. CL&L is asking people to conserve energy.
Connecticut Light & Power said some 62,000 customers remained without power early Friday.Thousands of homes were also without power in Dutchess, Putnam and Westchester counties.
A line of powerful thunderstorms swept across the Tri-State Area Thursday night and knocked out power to thousands of homes.