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ATLiens?

Exact cause of Hartsfield-Jackson blackout still a mystery The world’s busiest airport lost power for eleven hours this past Sunday, causing over 1,000 flight cancellations putting the spotlight on a major U.S. utility. Atlanta hub Hartsfield-Jackson Airport, the primary connection site for all Delta flights and an airport that sees over 100 million passengers a […]

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Maine Line Out

No deaths in power outage caused by major storm in Northeast Another powerful storm caused widespread outages Monday, this time in the northeastern section of the country. Maine was hit the hardest by a large storm system that knocked out electricity for more than 400,000 residents and spread across almost the entirety of the state. […]

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Hurricane Updates

Unprecedented storm season affecting electricity across the map Texas, Louisiana slowly recovering from Harvey. This weekend will mark a full month since Hurricane Harvey ravaged southeast Texas and parts of western Louisiana. Though the lowlands in those regions are no longer inundated, clean-up is an ongoing and difficult process. Shermco Industries—based in Dallas but with three […]

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N.C. Power Outage

Outer Banks blackout causes 45K evacuation, state of emergency over weekend North Carolina’s Outer Banks shoreline lost power on Thursday afternoon of last week, causing over 45,000 tourists to evacuate the region and requiring a national state of emergency alert. A week later, local businesses affected by the blackout are suing a construction company after […]

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