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CL&P Says Five Storms Cost $462.3 Million; Company Asks To Recover $414 Million

Connecticut Light and Power says the five major storms the last two years have cost it $462.4 million dollars — and it is asking permission to pass $414 million of that on to ratepayers starting in December of next year.

03/28/2013

The gas rationing plan for NYC commuters goes into effect today, causing long lines before dawn to fill up. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

Gas Rationing Takes Effect Today For NYC Commuters

Police were at gas stations to enforce the new system in New York City and on Long Island. Drivers were out before dawn to line up for their rations.

11/09/2012

File photo of snow from a Nor'easter. (Photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

Nor’easter Brings New Snow, Wind To Conn.

A nor’easter is bringing Connecticut its first snowfall of the season along with strong gusty winds only days after Superstorm Sandy knocked out power to hundreds of thousands.

11/07/2012

Tire tracks left in the snow in Farmington November 7, 2012. File photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

State Police Probe Whether Snow Caused Fatal Crash

State Police are investigating whether snow from a nor’easter played a role in a fatal car crash in Lebanon.

11/07/2012

Snow falls on trees in Farmington. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Oh, No, Not Again: Nor’easter Heads Toward State

Some schools around Connecticut are closing early as a nor’easter approaches with a barrage of gusty winds and rain or snow.

11/07/2012

File image of a tree and power lines on Route 10 in Simsbury.  Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Regulators Complete Preliminary “Two Storm” Utility Performance Review

Connecticut regulators say Connecticut Light & Power’s response to two destructive storms last year was inadequate and its performance will be a factor in requests for rate increases.

07/17/2012

(Jeff Hugabonne/WTIC )

Jepsen Asks Regulators To Reject Some Utility Storm Reimbursements

Connecticut’s attorney general is criticizing the state’s two major utilities over last fall’s snowstorm cleanup and wants state regulators to reject some reimbursements.

06/11/2012

(Pool photo/Bettina Hansen/Hartford Courant)

Outside Report Says Utility Underestimated Storm Risk

A report commissioned by Northeast Utilities says subsidiary Connecticut Light & Power did not fully recognize the risks of the weather forecast about 36 hours before a destructive October snow storm and failed to aggressively pursue help from other utilities.

03/01/2012

(Jeff Hugabonne/WTIC )

Look Up! Damage Still Looms From Nor’easter

The electricity may be back on and the downed branches may be stacked by the side of the road — but Connecticut residents haven’t seen the last of the effects of the October nor’easter .

11/17/2011