RI Sen. Seeks Probe Of National Grid Over Irene

Law360, New York (September 1, 2011, 5:31 PM EDT) -- A Rhode Island state senator on Thursday called for a probe into whether National Grid USA was prepared for Hurricane Irene, which the utility has said cut power for more than 325,000 customers in the state.

Sen. John J. Tassoni Jr. said it is approaching a week since the hurricane battered the eastern U.S., and many residents in the state are still without power. The legislator said he and other public officials have been inundated with constituent complaints about how long it is taking to restore...
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