Sunoco Inc. began returning units to service at its Marcus Hook refinery in Pennsylvania after some were shut following a power failure.
The service interruption Metro- North Railroad near New York shows how dependent the busiest U.S. passenger-rail corridor is on electric power and how easily a breakdown in one component can paralyze U.S. infrastructure.
Seconds after a power failure shut down last year’s Super Bowl game in New Orleans, Bill Labos’s phone in New Jersey began vibrating with calls.
A power failure in the Southwest U.S. has affected parts of Arizona and Southern California, according to an ABC News affiliate in Phoenix.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority today approved rider refunds for the disruption on Metro-North trains that has snarled commutes since a power failure on Sept. 25.