In an opinion published Thursday, U.S. District Court Judge Royce Lamberth ruled against conservation groups who sued to stop the project.
During the derecho, Pepco had crews from as far
away as Canada pitching in. That raises a
question: Does Pepco have enough repair crews?
Pepco has asked the Maryland Public Service
Commission to delay its decision on a 4 percent
rate hike, The Washington Post reports. The panel
scheduled to vote on the increase this Friday.
Most in the Washington area were without power
for at least a few hours following a derecho of
historic proportions, and some fell off the
grid for almost a week. R. James Woolsey Jr.,
CIA director under Bill Clinton and board
member of the International Spy Museum, says a
very real cybersecurity threat could sweep
electrical grids throughout the country
affecting the military and intelligence
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.