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With No Power, Tens of Thousands in a ‘Nightmare’ a Week After Storm

This article talks about the ways in which residents are feeling the repercussions of losing power. Many with chronic illnesses have been seriously hit by this loss of power and are really struggling to cope with the heat, their illness, and the dangers of the pandemic. Both Connecticut and New...Read more

Pennsylvania driver among 5 dead after Isaias hits East Coast

This article briefly notes the devastating effects the tropical storm Isaias and the ways in which the storm has swept the East coast entirely. Underlying vulnerabilities to think about are preparedness on the part of the municipalities, housing stock, and its vulnerability to a heavy storm like...Read more

State Legislature to investigate ConEd, utility companies’ response to Tropical Storm Isaias

Cuomo has taken the aftermath of the storm very seriously and wants to get at the heart of the poor response from ConEd and other energy providers. ConEd is specifically highlighted, but the article underscores the difference preparedness would have made for the storm's response. Additionally,...Read more

Tropical Storm Isaias Wreaks Havoc On Philadelphia Area

The article here presented is part of a range of articles being published on the recent and devastating tropical storm Isaias. While it wreaked havoc through North Carolina, where it touched land as a hurricane, it was also very devastating as it moved through the region as a tropical storm,...Read more

Electricity Restoration Nearing Completion In New Jersey Almost Week After Tropical Storm Isaias Tore Through Region

PSE&G reports restoring power to 99.5% of its customers who had lost it because of the storm. However, still without power are Morris, Essex, Salem, and Bergen counties. Questions that arise are: why are these specific counties still left without power? Does it have to do with spatiality,...Read more

Utilities near end of Tropical Storm Isaias outage woes

This article talks about the repercussions of the storm as it hit Massachusetts. Although outages were felt across the East coast, Massachusetts had not witnessed as many outages as Connecticut, New Jersey, and New York, which were among the worst hit. That said, companies like Eversource...Read more

Eversource was on a victory lap. Then came Isaias

With Isaias reaping havoc in the Northeast, many would have expected utilities to better respond to the storm that caused thousands of households to be left without power. While Eversource representatives said their response was prompt and relative to the emergency level that had been declared,...Read more

Could ConEd and PSEG Long Island be replaced?

Public Service Commission of New York is looking to revoke some utilities' licenses to operate. It had only done so once in the past. This comes from the Commission's belief utilities underestimated the storm Isaias and its potential impacts, threatening the lives of many. However, while Cuomo...Read more

2.2 million homes and businesses along the East Coast have no power after Isaias

This article talks about the gradual development of the Isaias storm as it moved through the East Coast. In looking at the storm's path, we can think of how the aftermath of the storm will leave each and every neighborhood vulnerable to different impacts. Overall, we should ask ourselves what...Read more

9 dead, millions without power after Isaias ravages East Coast: What we know

This article talks about the negative effects and the devastation as brought on by the tropical storm Isaias. As narrated by other articles, flooding and outages are the greatest problems at hand. However, for NYC train and bus networks, fallen trees have led to the interruption of service....Read more

At least 1 dead, 4 children injured as Tropical Storm Isaias brings high winds, flooding to Pa

This article talks about the serious repercussions felt by Pennsylvania communities as Tropical storm Isaias hit the Northeast. Damages do include partially tore apart roofs, cars, and people who were killed by the storm. The greatest impact so far has been from the resulting power outages. We...Read more

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