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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Edison Electric Institute (EEI), the association of U.S. shareholder-owned electric companies, and its member companies are already taking steps to prepare for Hurricane Sandy, which forecasters are predicting may become the worst storm to hit the U.S. Northeast in 100 years.
UNION COUNTY – With Hurricane Sandy still on track to hit the Union County area by Monday, the Freeholder Board is urging residents to take steps to prepare this weekend.
CARTERET – Mayor Dan Reiman’s office and the Carteret Office of Emergency Management have issued a Severe Weather Warning to residents, and have begun to coordinate emergency preparations that may include the establishment of shelters with food and water, portable generator power, search and rescue operations, damage and flooding mitigation, and the clearing of downed trees and debris.
TAMPA, Fla. – The Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) urges East Coast residents to prepare for Hurricane Sandy and severe storm conditions that could include high wind speeds, wind-driven rain, tornadoes and extensive flooding.
ROSELLE – Mayor Jamel Holley and the Roselle Borough Council are urging residents to take all precautions against Hurricane Sandy which slated hit New Jersey early next week.
TRENTON – The full state Senate approved a pair of bills sponsored by Senator Raymond J. Lesniak yesterday which are aimed at addressing New Jersey’s foreclosure crisis by transforming abandoned, foreclosed properties into livable homes and by requiring the state to expand participation in the HomeKeeper mortgage assistance program.