Maryland Board Of Pilots, WTO, North Carolina County discussed on WTOP 24 Hour News


Prevent the next rail crisis, Congress and the STB need to get to the heart of the matter quickly. Paid for by the American chemistry council. You're listening to WTO neighbors. It is 5 23. The captain of the giant cargo ship that ran aground in the Chesapeake Bay earlier this year has had his license suspended. That decision today by the Maryland board of pilots actually was made back in October, but not released until today. Steven was captain of the ever forward when it got stuck in the mud back in March unsticking the ship took 35 days, a state official says the thorough review of evidence and expert analysis led to the board's decision, German will have a chance to formally challenge it in a hearing. Power is expected to be restored by tomorrow night in a North Carolina county that has been without power for days after an attack on the power grid. The outages started Saturday night after authorities say someone drove up to two electric substations and fired at them with a gun or guns. 35,000 people are still in the dark, but Duke Energy says nearly all customers should have that power back. 1159 on Wednesday. As the investigation into what happened at those North Carolina substations continues, the power companies to keep your lights on around here are paying close attention. WTO reached out to Dominion Energy Pepco and BGE and while none of the company spoke of stepping up security specifically in response to the North Carolina situation, they all, as you'd imagine, are monitoring things. Dominion says it's talking with federal state and local law enforcement, intelligence agencies and industry peers to proactively assess what's happening a state over. BGE and Pepco both part of Exelon had a similar response and in a joint statement says they're constantly investing to make sure their systems are secured and they do drills to respond to evolving threats. Mike Morello, WTO news. Money news of 25 and 55 after the hour, here's Jeff claw. Another tough day for the markets that I'll finish today down 351.01%

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