Rell probes power company response

Gov. Jodi Rell is calling on the Department of Public Utility Control and the Department of Emergency Management and Homeland Security to look into the

HARTFORD - Gov. Jodi Rell is calling on the Department of Public Utility Control and the Department of Emergency Management and Homeland Security to look into the response by Connecticut Light & Power and United Illuminating in the early hours following a severe weekend storm.

Rell says she's heard from many local leaders saying they had a hard time getting in touch with the companies over the weekend.

One of the unions claims its CL&P workers were not allowed to work because the company did not want to pay double time overtime rates. CL&P has denied the charge.

Rell's statement part 1Rell's statement part 2

Connecticut Light and Power Northeast Utilities System United Illuminating

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