In Case You Missed It: NBA in Baltimore
NewsOpinionReaders Respond

Sun should stop picking on BGE

The "Frustrations over power are festering" article written by Steve Kilar and Liz F. Kay (Aug. 31) unfairly feeds and festers public anger against BGE. The biased writing caters to public approval while demeaning the very company that can and will help the public.

The bias is shown on page one by stating that "Only about 47,000 Marylanders had their power turned back on Tuesday"... and "230,000 remain" without power. The biased writers ignore, until page 14, that almost 80 percent of those who lost power were restored in just a few days. Instead of catering to a public lynch-mob-mentality, maybe the Sun writers could ask where the phone utility crews, cable utility crews, state and local highway crews are that should be helping to clean up the big Irene mess. My thanks go to BGE and out-of-state crews that risk there lives to help us turn on the lights.

Dr. David Page, Baltimore

Copyright © 2014, The Baltimore Sun
Related Content
  • BGE deserves an 'F' for post-Irene performance

    I was one of many at the Public Service Commission's hearing Tuesday night who had a story to share about BGE's poor performance after Hurricane Irene. The meeting did not start out well, as the 100 plus group of people who showed up were locked out of the building due to the...

  • BGE sticks it to customers

    After leaving Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. customers without power for up to eight days and with a poorly functioning customer service line in the wake of Hurricane Irene, it's appalling that Constellation Energy Group would have the nerve to turn around and ask us to foot the bill...

Comments
Loading