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With Nemo bearing down on the Northeast, it begs the question: Are power companies better...

With Nemo bearing down on the Northeast, it begs the question: Are power companies better prepared for this storm than they were for Sandy? Nearly 2K people in New Jersey an New York are still without power from the hurricane, and with Nemo expected to dump up to 30 inches of snow and near-hurricane gusts in some areas, it's a question worth asking.
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  • PeakOiler
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    Ha ha, complete misuse of the expression 'begs the question'. Instead, the term is 'raises the question'. Google 'begs the question' to get an idea of how ignorant you really are.
    8 Feb 2013, 05:20 PM Reply Like
  • kilawatt
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    Most Elec. companies on the east coast and midwest have done nothing but raise elec. rates ,gave be bonuses to there higher 1%ers and have done nothing to the systems for 30 plus years .The rich rob the poor ,its been going for years,
    10 Feb 2013, 12:21 AM Reply Like
  • Whitehawk
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    The least coast: the center of the universe (again), complete with black hole sucking power.
    8 Feb 2013, 05:33 PM Reply Like
  • SoldHigh
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    Clever ploy by the weather channel to start naming storms. Marketing gimmick imo.
    8 Feb 2013, 05:51 PM Reply Like
  • Tom Saga
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    The regulatory bodies shall set requirements for the power companies to withstand the extreme conditions. It is only question of amount of money to be invested in the infrastructure.
    9 Feb 2013, 04:16 AM Reply Like
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