Latest News for: Failed system


A wake-up call for a municipal LIPA

Newsday 03 Mar 2021
The Texas crisis is indeed a wake-up call — to end the Long Island Power Authority’s failed public-private partnership model ... Seven months later, PSEG’s outage management system that failed during Tropical Storm Isaias has not yet been end-to-end tested. Full municipalization is our best path forward to keep local control of our electric system.

Christopher Kapessa: Call for new hearing after review refused

BBC News 03 Mar 2021
I just don't want another black child and family to be failed by the system" ... Suresh Grover, director of civil rights campaigning organisation The Monitoring Group, said the family was being "failed" by the criminal justice system.

Scratching the surface hasn’ helped. It is time to strike at the core issues

Hindustan Times 03 Mar 2021
How miserably this administrative culture has failed the nation is clear from the fact that for nearly seven decades, the system has been ignoring the “5% “ core problems on the pretext of working tirelessly to help the “95%” but the system has failed to resolve a single problem for all these years.

US Infrastructure Gets C- From Engineers As Roads Stagnate

Democratic Underground 03 Mar 2021
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — America’s infrastructure has scored near-failing grades for its deteriorating roads, public transit and storm water systems due to years of inaction from the federal government, the American Society of Civil Engineers reports.

'He has everything' - Former West Ham ace makes a bold claim about Declan Rice

Sportslens 03 Mar 2021
The Frenchman signed for Ajax earlier this year after failing to establish himself as a key player for the Hammers ... Haller not only struggled to thrive in West Ham’s tactical system, but he also failed to form a partnership with the other attackers at the club.

Grid not advanced enough to be hacked, says ex-energy min Bawankule

The Times of India 03 Mar 2021
Nagpur ... Believe me when I say there is absolutely no chance of the system getting hacked. It was a manual error and the officials failed to handle the crisis.” ... It all started with a report in an US-based newspaper ... Grid load management should have been done, but it’s clear authorities failed to do so,” said Bawankule ... Download ... .

Ohio health dept. to retire system after 4K uncounted deaths

Lima Ohio 03 Mar 2021
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An outdated reporting system that led to the undercount of more than 4,200 COVID-19 deaths in Ohio will now be retired, the state’s health department director said Tuesday ... It had used this slower process as a quality check to reconcile the data from the manual system that failed.

America's infrastructure scores near-failing grades

Democratic Underground 03 Mar 2021
America's infrastructure scores near-failing grades for its deteriorating roads, public transit and storm water systems due to years of inaction ...

Letter to the editor

The Facts 03 Mar 2021
Customers share in power crash blame ... But you have to ask, how could ERCOT be blamed because they cannot manage equipment which failed and is owned by private corporations? They tried rolling blackouts, but that was not a large enough arrow in their quiver when the power and fuel systems failed ... kAms2=6 $F==.G2?k^Am ... ....

The real reason for the Dr. Seuss freakout

CNN 03 Mar 2021
An 11-year-old boy froze to death in Texas last month when the state's power system failed; the Biden administration is currently worried that their infrastructure package will face vast right-wing opposition. Our health care system is so broken that a 7-year-old girl in Alabama ...

Dismissed counts refiled against ex-cop accused of using Pa. records system for personal use

Penn Live 03 Mar 2021
Use of JNET and the internal police record system for personal use is prohibited by law ... Page found Derr, 36, intentionally exceeded authorization to access the computer system but the evidence failed to support he did so with criminal intent ... accessing the record systems.

TEXAS VIEW: Plagues, hail, and darkness

Odessa American 03 Mar 2021
God sent a bumbling, self-conscious deliverer named Moses who demanded that Pharaoh set the Israelites free ... Ten of them ... In Exodus, the Nile River and the irrigation systems it fed all turned to blood. Lucky for us, the problem here wasn’t blood but bacteria which was set loose in city water systems when pipes burst and pressure failed ... Chag sameach!.

Paxton files two abortion bills. Pro-choice activists fight back.

Mckinney Courier-Gazette 03 Mar 2021
Such a bill would impede abortion rights and fail to adequately help pregnant mothers overcome systemic barriers, Conner said ... Conner agreed, “The issues we’re dealing with are large and systemic and need to be changed No matter what, people are going to need abortion.