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U.S. electricity blackouts skyrocketing

Posted By admin On August 9, 2010 @ 9:37 am In U.S. News | Comments Disabled

Thom Patterson
CNN
Aug 9, 2010

New York’s Staten Island was broiling under a life-threatening heat wave and borough President James Molinaro was seriously concerned about the area’s Little League baseball players.

It was last July’s Eastern heat wave and Consolidated Edison was responding to scattered power outages as electricity usage neared record highs.

So, authorities followed Molinaro’s suggestion to cancel that night’s Little League games, which were to be played under electricity-sucking stadium lights.

“Number one, it was a danger to the children that were playing out there in that heat, and secondly it would save electricity that people would need for air conditioning in their homes,” said Molinaro, who’d been forced to sleep at his office that night because of a blackout in his own neighborhood.

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[4] Carbon Tax On Electricity To Send Prices Skyrocketing: http://www.prisonplanet.com/carbon-tax-on-electricity-to-send-prices-skyrocketing.html

[5] Obama’s energy plan: bankrupt coal power plants, skyrocketing electricity rates: http://www.prisonplanet.com/obama%e2%80%99s-energy-plan-bankrupt-coal-power-plants-skyrocketing-electricity-rates.html

[6] Australia: Electricity Prices to Rise by Up to 64% As a Result Of Global Warming Schemes: http://www.prisonplanet.com/australia-electricity-prices-to-rise-by-up-to-64-as-a-result-of-global-warming-schemes.html

[7] We’re All North Koreans Now: ‘Era of Constant Electricity at Home is Ending, says UK power chief’: http://www.prisonplanet.com/were-all-north-koreans-now-era-of-constant-electricity-at-home-is-ending-says-uk-power-chief.html

[8] Carbon Agenda Sets Stage for Rolling Blackouts in California: http://www.prisonplanet.com/carbon-agenda-sets-stage-for-rolling-blackouts-in-california.html

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