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1,400 Customers In Woodbridge, N.J. Lose Power After Transformer Fire

A transformer failure cut power to 1,400 customers Wednesday in Woodbridge, New Jersey.

11/05/2014

FILE -- Utility workers replace a pole that was damaged by Superstorm Sandy in Seaside Heights, N.J. (credit: Getty Images)

NJ Utilities: Communication With Customers Will Be Better For Next Storm

A major complaint in the days following Sandy was that customers didn’t know what repairs crews were working on when their power would be restored.

10/29/2014

Flooded roads in Newark May 1, 2014 a day after heavy rains soaked the Tri-State Area. (Levon Putney/WCBS 880)

NJ Utility Turns To Sesame Street To Prepare Families For Emergencies

New Jersey’s largest utility is teaming with the producers of television’s Sesame Street to help families prepare for major emergencies such as hurricanes, tornadoes and floods.

10/07/2014

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L.I. Law Warns Of Toxic Chemical Found On Power Poles

On Long Island, a new law is warning of toxic chemicals that have long been used to preserve power poles.

09/12/2014

PSEG utility trucks work outside Mobile gas station in Manhasset (Credit: Handout)

Long Island Business Owner Seeks Reimbursement From PSEG Over Lost Revenue

A gas station owner said PSEG Long Island closed the street next to his business, blocking customers from getting to his gas pumps and costing him tens of thousands of dollars.

09/10/2014

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Suffolk County Police Warn Of PSEG Scam Targeting Businesses

Some Suffolk County businesses have reported receiving a call from someone who claims to work for the utility company and threatens to turn off electricity unless immediate payment is made.

08/05/2014

Power companies and environmentalists in New Jersey have been debating whether trees should be trimmed for power lines or left alone. (Credit: CBS 2)

N.J. Residents At Odds With Power Companies Over Rules For Tree Maintenance

The New Jersey Public Board of Utilities is holding meetings in Trenton between power companies and environmentalists because tree maintenance rules around power lines in the state will expire in less than a year.

04/01/2014

A new, taller utility pole in East Hampton, N.Y., stands next to an existing pole about half the size. (credit: CBS 2)

Extra Large Utility Poles Spark Anger On Long Island

About 900 Port Washington residents have signed a petition demanding their removal. The petition claims the taller poles are dangerous and an eyesore.

03/14/2014

Strong wind take down tree and poles in Park Ridge on March 13, 2014. (credit: Park Ridge Police)

Strong Winds Damage Store, Down Trees & Power Lines In New Jersey

March is living up to its reputation as wicked winds whipped across New York and New Jersey, making a blast of Arctic air feel even colder.

03/13/2014

Crews on the scene of an explosion at a town house complex in Ewing, NJ on March 4, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Fire Chief: Department Left In The Dark About Gas Leak At Ewing Town House Complex

The chief of the West Trenton Volunteer Fire Company claims that his department had not been alerted to a gas leak that played a role in a fatal explosion.

03/08/2014

Emergency responders on the scene of a fire in Jersey City on March 6, 2014. (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Mayor: Street Mix-Up May Have Delayed Response To Deadly Jersey City Blaze

Mayor Steven Fulop said a possible street mix-up may have delayed the response to a massive Jersey City fire that left four people dead and dozens of other residents displaced.

03/06/2014

Crews on the scene of an explosion at a town house complex in Ewing, NJ on March 4, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Contractor In NJ Explosion Fined $112K Over Past Year For Safety Violations

Records provided by the Occupation Safety and Health Administration show Henkels & McCoy was fined $70,000 for safety violations at a work site in Bayonne and $42,000 for violations in Neptune.

03/05/2014

Crews on the scene of an explosion at a town house complex in Ewing, NJ on March 4, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

1 Dead, At Least 7 Injured In Explosion At NJ Condo Complex

A powerful gas explosion at a Ewing town house complex has left at least seven people injured.

03/04/2014

Sen. Charles Schumer said he will call on the EPA to test the substance that is being created by Covanta Energy. (Photo: CBS 2)

Covanta Energy Under Fire Over Substance Raining Down On Long Island

What’s falling from the sky on Long Island? Some who live and work near a massive power-generating incinerator fear toxic ash is raining down on them.

02/19/2014

A Newark Police Department cruiser. (Credit Steve Sandberg)

Broken Water Pipe Floods Gas Main, Wreaks Havoc In Newark

A busted water service pipe flooded a gas main in Newark Thursday afternoon, forcing the city to cut off water service to some South Ward residents.

02/06/2014

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