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2 Men Working on Power Lines in Massachusetts Killed When Truck Topples Over

Two Massachusetts men working on high-tension power lines are dead after their bucket truck tipped over while they were in the basket more than 100 feet in the air.

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Ospreys headed back to Cape utility poles

Utilities hope to keep birds from nesting on poles

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WEST FALMOUTH, Mass. — Utility officials are on the lookout for returning ospreys that nest in the cross arms of utility poles on Cape Cod. 111 more words

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3 Mass. Utilities Appeal Combined $24.8M In Fines For 2011 Storm Response

BOSTON (AP) — The state’s highest court has heard arguments from three major utilities seeking to overturn record penalties stemming from their response to two major storms in 2011. 153 more words

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Major US Utility Firm Blasts Smart Meters As “Irrational” And “Security Risk”

from Activist Post:

According to Halt MA Smart Meters, Massachusetts’ largest electric utility NSTAR has submitted scathing comments to the Department of Public Utilities (DPU) regarding its proposed mandate (to the utility, not the customer – there is no legal mandate for individual utility customers to accept “smart” meters on private property anywhere in the US or abroad that we are aware of – that is a myth and a lie perpetuated by utilities). 110 more words

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