Expired: JCP&L Helicopter Inspections

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From JCP&L: “Please be advised that on approximately April 14th weather permitting, Chesapeake Bay Helicopters will be performing a comprehensive visual inspection (CVI) patrol on the T5020 (Smithburg-Deans) 500kV line and will be performing Routine Patrols on all 230kV and 115kV transmission lines. CBH will be patrolling JCP&L territory full-time until the inspections are completed – inspections will take approximately two weeks for completion. (more…)

Expired: BPU Schedules Hearings on Storm Response

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The New Jersey State Board of Public Utilities has scheduled the first two of five public hearings as part of BPU staff’s investigation into the response of the state’s four electric companies to the most recent storms.
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Expired: Storm Recovery Update – March 4th

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These past few days have been challenging for all of us as Winter Storm Riley blew through Morris County with a vengeance and toppled trees and power lines in so many communities. The Mayors of Chester Borough and Chester Township were part of a conference call between JCP&L and area mayors this afternoon. This newsletter summarizes that call and provides other local information that might be helpful to residents. (more…)

Expired: JCP&L Updates

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March 4th – statement from JCP&L:
JCP&L has experienced extensive infrastructure damage within its transmission and distribution systems; in particular, within northern New Jersey, hundreds of downed trees, approximately 200 broken poles and 1,000 spans of conductor. JCP&L continues its efforts to restore service with public and employee safety at the forefront. Restoration efforts are focused on reducing hazards associated with downed power lines and road closures due to downed power lines. (more…)