Utility Poles

L.I. Official PSEG Long Island Still Using Dangerous Chemical On PolesThe Town of North Hempstead was complaining this week that PSEG Long Island continues to use harmful and cancer-causing chemicals on its utility poles.
Garden City Residents Worry 'Monster' Utility Poles Could Come To Their BlocksResidents of Garden City, Long Island took PSEG to task Saturday, saying they do not want what they call “monster” utility poles in their neighborhoods.
Schumer Urges Action On Concerns About Long Island Power Pole PesticideSen. Charles Schumer has added his voice to a growing chorus of elected officials and residents expressing concern about the use of a pesticide on wooden utility poles.
Truck Pulls Down Icy Electrical Wire In Lyndhurst, N.J.; Residents Lose PowerNumerous residents of Lyndhurst, New Jersey were expected to be without power until Tuesday, after a truck accidentally pulled down an overhead wire and led four utility poles to snap.
PSEG Long Island Files Lawsuit Against Town Over Warning Signs On PolesThe battle over PSEG Long Island's controversial towering new utility poles continues.
Double Utility Poles Spark Complaints From Long Island HomeownersThe Kim family of Glen Head speaks for many on Long Island's North Shore: "I think there are too many power poles."
Mother, Son Badly Injured After Car Slams Into Utility Poles In SpartaThe 26-year-old woman lost control of her car and crashed into several utility poles on Friday night, police said. The mother and son were airlifted to a nearby hospital. Both had been wearing seat belts.
Extra Large Utility Poles Spark Anger On Long IslandAbout 900 Port Washington residents have signed a petition demanding their removal. The petition claims the taller poles are dangerous and an eyesore.
Ridgewood Residents Voice Concerns Over Tall Utility PolesSome residents call the poles an eyesore and are concerned they could pose a health risk and decrease property values.
Ridgewood, N.J. Residents Furious Over Unexpected PSE&G ProjectResidents in one New Jersey neighborhood have told a power company "not in my neighborhood." The outcry began when PSE&G began replacing 35-foot utility poles with poles that are twice as tall.
Hempstead Takes Action Against Sign-Covered Utility PolesResidents were fed up with all the signs covering utility poles, fences, and trees in the town of Hempstead. So the town took action, WCBS 880's Sophia Hall reported.
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