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Intense winds whipping through the area Friday caused huge power outages. While many will see their lights come back on by Saturday, some BGE customers won't get power back until Sunday or even Monday.
The gusts have died down, the fires are out and almost everybody has their power back, but only after serious damage was done by powerful winds that fanned the flames of brush fires across the D.C. area.
Fairfax County Executive Anthony Griffin is poised to recommend the county buy a trash incinerator in Lorton.
Tags: Covanta Energy , waste-to-energy , Lorton , Anthony Griffin , Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce , Robby Demeria , Fairfax County Board of Supervisors , Pat Herrity , Sharon Bulova , Hank Silverberg
High heating bills are around the corner, but a federal program is just in time to help customers who have trouble paying up.
Listeners are wondering why many people who lost power in this latest storm appear to be getting it back more quickly than last time around.
Currently, Covanta Energy's waste-to-energy facility handles a million tons of trash per year, producing enough electricity to power 80,000 homes. The energy created is the equivalent of about 500,000 barrels of oil per year.