The Fallout From the Storm
It's been a week since the great power blackout, and there are still more than 500,000 customers sweltering in the dark. To add insult to injury, Kentucky, West Virginia and some of the other regions affected last Friday were hit again over the last several days. In all likelihood, we'll see more power blackouts as the summer progresses.
The damage from last Friday's storm was more comprehensive than many understand. Vast regions of Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, West Virginia, Virginia, District of Columbia, Maryland, Delaware and New Jersey saw thousands of circuit miles of utility distribution systems destroyed. This included poles, wires, breakers, transformers and substations. Repairing and replacing this much infrastructure in just a few days seems like a physical impossibility....452 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.
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