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MCPS closes schools Monday, Tuesday due to Hurricane Sandy

2:42 p.m. Sunday - MCPS has announced that it will close all of its schools on Monday, Oct. 29, and Tuesday, Oct. 30, due to "emergency weather conditions."

Pepco fined $1 million for unreliable service

The Maryland PSC fined Pepco $1 million for failing to uphold cost-effective electrical maintenance and restore power in a timely manner.

O'Malley signs Maryland Electricity Service Quality and Reliability Act

Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley signed the Maryland Electricity Service Quality and Reliability Act (HB 391) into law on May 10, after the Maryland General Assembly passed the bill in a 113 to 22 member vote on April 11. Delegate Brian J. Feldman introduced the act to set specific standards for electric companies in Maryland in response to the extended power outages Pepco customers experienced last winter, according to Feldman’s 2011 Session Letter.
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