University of Alabama in Huntsville Delays $20.5M Deal, Thanks to Ivan
- CenterPoint RRB likely unscathed by Rita-related outages. G. C. // Asset Securitization Report;10/3/2005, Vol. 5 Issue 37, p8
Reports on CenterPoint Energy's 2001 rate-reduction bond deal that will likely not be affected by power outages to nearly half of the company's customers due to Hurricane Rita. Likelihood that the disaster falls within the credit enhancement cushions structured into the deal; Deal's cash reserve...
- BMF Ready for Hurricane Season. Rivera, Cristina // Caribbean Business;7/21/2005, Vol. 33 Issue 28, pH6
The article focuses on the steps taken by BMF Inc. for managing the hurricane season in Puerto Rico. The first effects of a storm are power outages and potable running-water service failures. Therefore, the kitchen must be stocked with nonperishable foods, the car with gas, flashlights with...
- When in the dark, co-workers shine. Winston, Paul // Business Insurance;8/25/2003, Vol. 37 Issue 34, p6
The article presents observations of the author in the wake of electric power failure in the U.S. in August 2003. The author's experience of narrowly avoiding disaster illustrates the unpredictability of planning for catastrophes. The various possibilities are endless, and trying to prepare for...
- Complex urban response. Portelli, Ian; Marr, Mollie // Crisis Response Journal;Dec2009, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p52
The article discusses the importance of communication during the anthrax attack in 2001 and the blackout in 2003 in the U.S. It mentions that communication is vital in critical events because it decreases confusion, fear and helps instill trust during the crisis. He adds that the people look...
- Saved from wind, but not from Prepa. // Caribbean Business;9/14/1995, Vol. 23 Issue 37, p14
Editorial. Comments on the structural damages and business disruptions caused by Hurricane Luis when it hit Puerto Rico in September 1995. Electric power outages and failures; Details about the storm; Effects of business operations.
- A burden for Puerto Rico. Johnston, Robert D. // Caribbean Business;9/14/1995, Vol. 23 Issue 37, p18
Reports on the structural damages and business interruptions caused by Hurricane Luis which hit Puerto Rico in September 1995 focusing on the effects of electric power outages and failure caused by the hurricane. Problems with the delay in upgrading, maintaining the distribution and...
- Attorney general warns hurricane price gougers. FRAZIER, CRAIG D. // New York Amsterdam News;11/8/2012, Vol. 103 Issue 45, p18
The article informs about the condition of price gouging, which could be faced after Superstorm Sandy, as it leads to power outages, subway shutdowns and economic losses.
- Snow Effects Will Vary. Burton, Paul // Bond Buyer;11/21/2011, Vol. 378 Issue 33619, p9
The article reports that power outage and snowstorm's credit effect on each of the municipalities in Connecticut will vary on the financial flexibility level of every local government.
- THE DAY THE LIGHTS WENT OUT. Adler, Jerry; Gegax, T. Trent; Smalley, Suzanne; Scelfo, Julie; Piore, Adam; Begun, Bret; Gimbel, Barney; Kovner, Kristin; Braiker, Brian; Childress, Sarah; Moreau, Dan; Adams, Jonathan; Bailey, Peter; Kimball-Stanley, Arthur; Raymond, Joan; Naughton, Keith // Newsweek;8/25/2003, Vol. 142 Issue 8, p44
Offers a look at the power failure of August 14, 2003 in New York City. Immobilization of the subway trains and elevators; Loss of water and gasoline in Cleveland, Ohio; Problems some people faced because of the lack of electricity such as key cards that would not work and a lack of cash; Use...