RTAmerica | July 6 2012
It has been seven days since a severe storm struck the Washington, DC area; the brief storm uprooted trees which damaged property and cut power for millions of people in the Mid-Atlantic. Still people are left without power and while Americans are dealing with record high temperatures, the US government chooses to spend millions of dollars on upgrading Guantanamo Bay’s infrastructure as well as Iraq, literally leaving many Americans in the dark. Liz Wahl brings us more.
- Heard of the ‘Great Northeast Blackout?’ (theatlantic.com)
- Some Quick Lessons Learned from Massive Regional Power Outages (sys-con.com)