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Nuclear power plants in the path of Hurricane Michael


Hurricane Michael enters Georgia, 65,000 customers without power, Ciston PR Newswire
Extensive damage and extended power outages in South Georgia expected to continue over next 24 hours due to high winds and falling trees 


Georgia Power ATLANTAOct. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Hurricane Michael arrived in Georgia this evening and is impacting service to Georgia Power customers. The company is prepared to respond with approximately 3,900 personnel from the company, other Southern Company operating companies and assisting utilities ready to restore power as quickly and safely as possible following the storm. All of Georgia Power’s resources are being held and dedicated to storm restoration efforts in the state following Hurricane Michael.

Georgia Power expects damage due to high winds, heavy rain and fallen trees. Once the storm passes, the company must wait until conditions are safe for damage assessment teams to enter the impacted zones and begin the restoration process, followed by repair crews, which could take several days, depending on the amount of damage and safe access to the area. As weather conditions improve, restoration efforts will accelerate, but it could take an extended period of time for all customers to be restored…….

As of 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, there are more than 65,000 customers without power in Georgia …

October 11, 2018 - Posted by | climate change, USA


  1. Those birds make the page hard to read. I’d love to stay, but it’s too hard on my eyes

    Comment by Thomas Rogers | November 3, 2018 | Reply

    • Thank you, Thomas. yes, they annoy me too, and it’s MY website. I think that I’ll have to remove them.

      BUT – I’m leaving them up for a bit BECAUSE – I am so fed up with all the journalists repeating the lie that nuclear power os “Low Carbon” (even Zero Carbon!) in the faint hope that some of them will notice the message and think twice before they parrot out those words again.

      Comment by Christina MacPherson | November 3, 2018 | Reply

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