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Finding the Causes of Blackout 2003

Tuesday, September 2, 2003 at 11:38 AM

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This week a congressional committee in Washington will hear from Governor Taft and FirstEnergy Chairman Peter Burg as it seeks information on what caused last month's massive blackout. Akron-based FirstEnergy remains at the center of a joint U.S.-Canadian investigation into what went wrong. While the probe continues, industry analysts and other experts can't help but speculate about why 50 million people in 8 states lost power on August 14th. ideastream's Janet Babin reports.


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