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Sandy Creates One Of Largest Power Outages In Pennsylvania History

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Sandy left more than 1.3 million Pennsylvanians in the dark

More than 1.3 million Pennsylvania energy customers  lost power this week due to SuperStorm Sandy’s heavy winds.

That makes the storm one of the largest mass power outages in Pennsylvania history.

StateImpact Pennsylvania  sat down with Public Utility Commission Chair Rob Powelson at PEMA headquarters Tuesday afternoon, to talk about what energy companies are doing to get the lights back on. Listen to the interview here:

Looking for information about your power provider? We’ve linked to each utility’s outage map here. 

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