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  1. Thousands of power outages continue following New England blizzard

    On February 8, a blizzard dumped two to three feet of snow on New England, claiming at least 11 lives. In Rhode Island and Massachusetts, about 126,000 homes and businesses reported that they were still out of power as of February 11. Utilities serving the area, including National Grid , reported that power will be restored by about midnight on February 12. NSTAR has told its 85,000 accounts without electricity to prepare for an outage restoration period of several days. According to Consolidated Edison ( ConEd ), hundreds of people were without power in Staten Island, a community that was hit hard by long-lasting outages that followed Hurricane Sandy. The city of Boston reported nearly two feet of snow. Portland, Maine reported about 32 inches. Another 1-2 inches of snow is in the forecasts, which could hurt utilities power outage response times if conditions on roads worsen.

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    Mon, 11 Feb 2013

  2. Oil Pipeline: Pipeline opponents ride out storm in shelters, casino

    Some protesters who have been fighting the Dakota Access pipeline retreated to a nearby casino and area shelters overnight as a blizzard blew through, but many remained at a camp in southern North Dakota, according to protest organizers who say they're committed to maintaining the camp through the ...

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    Thu, 8 Dec 2016

  3. Cracks at nuclear plant caused by 1978 blizzard , report says

    Cracks found in the containment building wall of the 913 MWe Davis-Besse nuclear power plant in Ohio was caused by lack of an exterior weatherproof coating on the shield building, according to a report from plant owner FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Co. (FENOC).

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    Tue, 28 Feb 2012

  4. Blizzard warnings drive up Northeast gas, power prices

    Spot electric power and natural gas prices surged for the Northeast as that region prepared for a major winter storm on Jan. 26 

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    Mon, 26 Jan 2015

  1. Blizzard warnings drive up Northeast gas, power prices

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    Mon, 26 Jan 2015

  2. Power News: Utilities prep for massive East Coast blizzard

    Utilities prepare crews and equipment ahead of what is anticipated to be one of the worst winter storms to hit the New York, New England East Coast region

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    Mon, 26 Jan 2015

  3. Oil and Gas: Weather affects oil pipeline spill cleanup in North Dakota

    A company with a history of oil field-related spills in North Dakota and Montana is being hampered by winter weather in its cleanup of a "significant" pipeline break that leaked crude oil into a tributary of the Little Missouri River in western North Dakota, a regulator said Thursday.

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    Sat, 10 Dec 2016

  4. Construction equipment company Terex teams up with AEM to give back to military veterans

    CONEXPO-CON/AGG & IFPE exhibitors and attendees can give back to military veterans through charitable events. Silent and live auctions, rock concert to raise funds for Call of Duty™ Endowment, helping veterans get back to work.

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    Mon, 19 Dec 2016

  5. Oil Pipeline: Law officers ask Obama for help policing pipeline protests

    A dozen law enforcement officials in North Dakota are imploring President Barack Obama in a letter to send federal officers to help local police during protests against the $3.8 billion Dakota Access oil pipeline, citing costs, fatigue and a growing fear of vigilante justice.

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    Wed, 14 Dec 2016

  6. US Army denies Dakota Access crude oil pipeline’s Lake Oahe easement

    The US Department of the Army will not approve an easement that would allow the proposed Dakota Access crude oil pipeline to cross under Lake Oahe in North Dakota, Army Asst. Sec. for Civil Works Jo-Ellen Darcy announced on Dec. 4. American Petroleum Institute Pres. Jack N. Gerard immediately ...

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    Mon, 5 Dec 2016

  7. Duke Energy shifts crews to help with Carolinas blizzard

    Duke Energy has begun moving crews in anticipation of a winter storm expected to cover its Carolinas service territory with snow, sleet and ice

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    Tue, 11 Feb 2014

  8. About 130,000 without power after nor'easter blizzard

    States of emergency were declared for Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York and Rhode Island

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    Mon, 11 Feb 2013

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