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Report: Transmission Line Failure Not Enough To Blame For Massive SoCal Blackout

A federal probe into a massive power outage last year has revealed major coordination problems among electrical grid operators that went beyond any single-source failure.


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US Navy OKs 1st-Ever Deal To Trim Electricity Use Over San Onofre Troubles

The Navy has agreed to temporarily reduce its energy consumption if regional supplies get scarce as the San Onofre plant continues to remain offline.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/30/2012

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Study: Excessive Hand Sanitizer Users May Fail Alcohol Test

For people whose jobs require repeated hand sanitizer use, the amount of alcohol absorbed through the skin could lead to a false positive.