Power Lines

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Boat Strikes Power Line, Catches Fire In Dundalk

A boat strikes power lines in Baltimore County and then catches fire with people on board.

04/24/2014

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Most Electricity Restored In Carroll County After Winter Storm Downs Power Lines

BGE has restored electricity to hundreds of customers in Carroll County. But new outages are possible as temperatures drop and refreezing begins.

12/10/2013

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DC Mayor Wants To Move Power Lines Underground

District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray wants to move up to 60 major power lines underground at a cost of $1 billion to prevent extended outages in the future.

05/15/2013

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O’Malley Gives Advisers 60 Days To Research Ways To Improve Md. Electrical System

Sixty days. That’s how long Gov. Martin O’Malley is giving state energy advisers to figure out a plan to improve Maryland’s electrical system. It comes following a series of storms that knocked out power to hundreds of thousands.

07/26/2012

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PSC Rejects Most Of Pepco Rate Increase Request

MMaryland regulators on Friday rejected a large portion of the Potomac Electric Power Company’s request for a 4 percent rate increase, citing the company’s history of substandard performance.

07/20/2012

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Bills In D.C. Seek Underground Power Lines

Pepco would be required to bury more power lines in the District of Columbia under legislation proposed by members of the D.C. Council.

07/11/2012

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Severe Storms Kill 2 In Md., Down Trees & Power Lines

The storms were destructive and deadly, killing two people in Maryland.

06/30/2012

Severe Weather Around Maryland

5 Anne Arundel Schools Closed Due To Power Outage

Authorities are closing some Anne Arundel County schools due to power outages caused by downed power lines.

05/04/2011

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Closed MARC Train Lines Reopen

Transit officials say two lines of the MARC train that were closed have reopened.

01/18/2011

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Wind Power Coalition Head Cites Interest In Md.

The president of a coalition of wind developers is citing nine indications of interest from eight parties for projects off Maryland’s coast as a positive sign that interest in wind power is growing.

01/14/2011

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