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Nov. 7: Power outage recovery, smart meters discussed
October 10, 2016

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

chen-ching-liu-webPULLMAN, Wash. – The reliability and resilience of power distribution systems will be presented by Washington State University professor Chen-Ching Liu at 3:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 7, in Goertzen Hall 21 as the free, public Anjan Bose Outstanding Researcher Lecture.

Power outages raise food safety concerns
December 10, 2007

PULLMAN  –  Many food products exposed to flood water or that can’t be properly refrigerated due to power outages may be unsafe and should be discarded, according to two Washington State University food safety experts. 

“I know it may seem wasteful, but improperly refrigerated foods or those exposed to flood water can be a source of serious food-borne illnesses,” said Karen Killinger, WSU Extension consumer food safety specialist. “It’s better to play it safe than to risk making you and your family sick.”
 
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