Jersey Central Power & Light, New Jersey’s second-largest utility company, has been given tentative permission to raise customers’ bills to pay the costs it incurred to restore power following the storms in 2011 and 2012.
Heavy snow and strong winds could knock down trees and power lines.
In the year since Irene, JCP&L has been working to improve communication with customers.
First Assistant Monmouth County Prosecutor Richard Incremona said that the man died while doing work on Daum Road in Manalapan.
Officials are advising people to stay out of the water. They’re concerned not just about oil and raw sewage, but also chemicals.