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A Montgomery County work group wants you to answer the question: What has been the impact of repeated power outages on your life?
A Montgomery County work group is still surveying residents and businesses about the impact of power outages.
Montgomery County Council members hammered away at a team of Pepco executives who attended a hearing Monday on the utility's performance in the aftermath of the Jan. 26 snow storm that crippled the region's power supply.
Montgomery County Council members called into question Pepco's performance during the Jan. 26 storm.
Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md., joined WTOP's Mark Plotkin Friday morning for the weekly Politics Program.
Even those who have had their power restored might not be out of the woods yet; Maryland is trying to preempt new Pepco charges aimed at recouping from customers the money lost during last week's outages.
Following constituent outcry about Pepco's response to outages from last Wednesday's storm, and a scathing letter from a Montgomery County Council member, Rep. Chris Van Hollen, D. Md., is stepping up his criticism of the utility company.
Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley has blasted Pepco in a letter to its CEO, saying he is outraged and calling the company's power restoration rate after last week's winter weather "dismal."
Montgomery County Councilmember Roger Berliner is applauding proposed rules that would allow regulators to fine power companies if they don't meet tough new standards, but that the proposal may not go far enough.
The Washington region's largest energy utility company plans to install new devices in area homes that it says would reduce power outages from hours to mere seconds.