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Northeast / Power Blackout / Willmott Interview / New York #735470

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Aug 14, 2003
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(New York: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(Niagara Falls, New York: Josie Burke) The cause of the blackout in the Northeast examined; details given about rumors that a lightning strike at the Niagara Falls, New York, power plant was the cause. [New York power regional manager Joanne WILLMOTT†- says there was no lightning strike; outlines what is being done to restore power; notes a dip in power generation at 4:00 PM, but power is being generated; explains how power is generated at this power station.]

Brown, Aaron;
Burke, Josie

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