More than 500,000 remain without power in CT

The president of Connecticut Light and Power is defending the utility company's response to Saturday's nor'easter as more than 500,000 customers remain in the dark.Earlier

HARTFORD - The president of Connecticut Light and Power is defending the utility company's response to Saturday's nor'easter as more than 500,000 customers remain in the dark.Earlier today, Jeff Butler said forecasts didn't properly predict how much snow would fall, but later today said it was only one factor and that CL&P had 100 percent of its crews on standby. He said CL&P has more than 1,200 crews working and the company is doing the best it can.Meanwhile, Gov. Dannel Malloy (D-Conn.) said during a news conference today that he is still waiting for more federal aid to help pay for cleanup efforts across the state.He urged anyone in need of assistance to call 211.

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