CL&P's Incident Command staff for all planning, operations and logistics activities has implemented its Emergency Response Plan, with the foremost commitment to safety, and is ready for Hurricane Sandy, according to a briefing sheet sent out by the utility Sunday night. Here's a look at some of the things the utility is doing to prepare for the event, based on what the utility has told town officials and the media:
• CL&P officials say the utility is "fully prepared for a major restoration event and ready to respond. We have transitioned from preparedness to execution. We are stressing with customers that there is no way to prevent widespread outages in the face of a devastating storm. CL&P's service territory will be significantly impacted by Hurricane Sandy and we are urging customers to be prepared along with us."