NYS Senate & Assembly to hold joint legislative hearing on utilities' 'failure' during recent storm

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August 11, 2020 - 6:02am

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This article talks about the repercussions felt in New York as tropical storm Isaias hit the Northeast region. Discussions of payments made to and investments made by utilities question the nature of the improvements made as told by energy providers. Utilities also defend their strategies by saying there could have been more casualties and power outages could have been more extensive. Reflections should always focus on the location and spatiality of these outages, especially in relation to grid vulnerabilities.

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"NYS Senate & Assembly to hold joint legislative hearing on utilities' 'failure' during recent storm." (2020, August 9). Niagara Frontier Publications. Retrieved from https://www.wnypapers.com/news/article/current/2020/08/09/142733/nys-sen...

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Niagara Frontier Publications, "NYS Senate & Assembly to hold joint legislative hearing on utilities' 'failure' during recent storm", contributed by Briana Leone, The Energy Rights Project, Platform for Experimental Collaborative Ethnography, last modified 11 August 2020, accessed 29 November 2022. https://energyrights.info/content/nys-senate-assembly-hold-joint-legislative-hearing-utilities-failure-during-recent-storm