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Senators Want NYC-Conn. Rail Power Failure Probe

Federal and state authorities should investigate the utility and transportation authority responsible for running the nation’s second-busiest railroad following a power failure that has disrupted service for tens of thousands of commuters in New York and Connecticut, two U.S. senators said Sunday.

09/29/2013

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Cell Towers May Get Backup Power In Aftermath Of Superstorm Sandy

A government official says the Federal Communications Commission is expected to announce it will pursue a proposal to require backup power at cell towers to avoid a massive service loss like the one Superstorm Sandy wrought.

11/21/2012

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