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Bill Aimed At NJ Power Infrastructure [AUDIO]

One criticism behind hurricane Sandy is that New Jersey's utility infrastructure, including the poles that carry power across the state, are not the best of quality. Some suggest that weakness may have been a contributing factor to the many electric outages during the storm.

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Flickr User Tom Raftery
Flickr User Tom Raftery
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Utilities Have A Way Of Knowing When Your Power Is Out [AUDIO]

After super-storm Sandy, a lot of New Jerseyans including many state lawmakers who have taken testimony from the heads of utility companies were shocked to learn that the utilities don't actually have a way of knowing when the power goes out at each individual home.

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Allison Joyce, Getty Images
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NJ Utilities Continue To Defend Performance During Sandy [AUDIO]

The state's utility companies are defending their performance during Superstorm Sandy after being put in the hot seat once again by the State Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee.

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JCP&L’s Rate Hike No Sure Thing, Says BPU [AUDIO]

To cover expenses incurred after Hurricane Irene and last year's surprise October ice storm and to pay for infrastructure upgrades, Jersey Central Power and Light (JCP&L) is requesting a $31 million a year rate increase.

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NJ Utilities Failed to Communicate After Sandy

The head of the agency that regulates New Jersey's utilities gives the state's power companies an `F' for how they communicated with customers and mayors during Superstorm Sandy.

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JCPL Guards Their Wires
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Monmouth County Mayors Write List For JCP&L Improvements [AUDIO]

Following a heated discussion by mayors of the short comings of JCP&L during Hurricane Sandy, a comprehensive list of proposed changes has been made for the utility to improve current and future restoration efforts.

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Assembly Bill Would Create Post-Sandy Task Force [AUDIO]

Hoping to minimize the impact of severe weather on public utilities and shorten power outages for residents, a state legislator will introduce a bill today to create a commission tasked with finding better ways deliver energy to consumers.

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JCP+L utility trucks in a staging area in Ocean County
JCP+L utility trucks in a staging area in Ocean County (Facebook)
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Monmouth County Officials Outraged Over JCP&L’s Performance [AUDIO]

Over twenty beleaguered Monmouth County Mayors of Monmouth County are making their displeasure towards Jersey Central Power and Light heard, and they want a solution.

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Allison Joyce, Getty Images
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Hurricane Clean-Up Causing Big PR Problems For NJ Utilities [AUDIO]

First there was hurricane Sandy last week, then Jersey was belted by a nor'easter last night - and hundreds of thousands of Garden State residents remain without power.

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Governor Chris Christie
Governor's Office, Tim Larsen
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Chris Christie Still Wants Power To Levy Higher Fines Against Utilities [AUDIO]

Last year, New Jersey was hammered by Hurricane Irene, Tropical Storm Lee and a freak October ice storm that caused widespread and prolonged power outages throughout the state.

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