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Matt Sledge

Facing Snowstorm, National Grid President Reassures: 'The Damage Has Been Repaired'

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 02.08.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- Political leaders and utility companies in New York City prepared for a nasty winter snowstorm Friday afternoon that could knock out power...

Cuomo To Announce LIPA Privatization Plan

Newsday | Mark Harrington | Posted 03.11.2013 | New York

The Cuomo administration is expected to announce Wednesday a plan to privatize LIPA -- and senior administration officials said the blueprint calls fo...

Matt Sledge

Before Hurricane Sandy, No Advocate For New York's Utility Ratepayers

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 11.28.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo launched an investigation two weeks ago into utility companies' performance before and after Hurricane Sandy left millio...

Long Island Power Authority Sends Customers Bills Despite Weeks Spent Without Power

Posted 11.25.2012 | Business

Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) customers in some of Hurricane Sandy's hardest hit areas were frustrated to receive normal electric bills this cycl...

WATCH: Rockaways Residents Recount Storm Horrors

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.16.2012 | Green

THE ROCKAWAYS, NY: More than two weeks after Hurricane Sandy -- the 1,000-mile-wide storm that caused up to $50 billion in damage -- blew a surge of o...

The Aftermath of Hurricane Sandy

Karl Grossman | Posted 01.15.2013 | Green
Karl Grossman

What an ordeal the people of a good part of the United States have been through because of Hurricane Sandy -- and many are still going through! As I ...

SUBPOENAED

AP | MICHAEL GORMLEY | Posted 11.14.2012 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. -- The utility companies Consolidated Edison and Long Island Power Authority confirmed Wednesday they received subpoenas from the state a...

LIPA COO RESIGNS After Criticism For Slow Sandy Response

AP | Posted 11.13.2012 | New York

UNIONDALE, N.Y. -- The chief operating officer of a utility company heavily criticized for its response to Superstorm Sandy is stepping down. The Lon...

Utility Worker Beaten In Long Island

Posted 11.13.2012 | New York

A 34-year-old utility worker from Tampa, Florida working to restore power in Long Island after Superstorm Sandy, was brutally attacked Friday. The...

Matt Sledge

Lights Out, Long Island: Nor'easter Worsens Power Outage Woes

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 11.09.2012 | New York

EAST HILLS, N.Y. -- A nor'easter's wind, snow and rain swept through Long Island, N.Y., with pitiless severity on Wednesday night, plunging an additio...

Joy Resmovits

More East Coast Power Outages To Come?

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 11.06.2012 | Green

NEW YORK -- ‪As the hard-hit Northeast struggles to clean up the damage from superstorm Sandy, utilities companies and meteorologists say a threaten...

Matt Sledge

Andrew Cuomo Unleashes on Power Companies In Wake Of Hurricane Sandy, But Next Steps Unclear

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 11.06.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo lashed out on Monday at the utility companies who still have hundreds of thousands of customers without heat and light m...

Matt Sledge

1.3 Million Still Without Power As Nor'easter Approaches

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 11.05.2012 | Green

NEW YORK -- Nearly a full week after Hurricane Sandy made landfall, more than 1.3 million electricity customers from West Virgina to Connecticut are s...

Matt Sledge

Hurricane Sandy Deals Infrastructure A Blow, Highlights Need For Investment

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 10.31.2012 | Business

NEW YORK -- A day after Hurricane Sandy swept across the nation's most densely populated communities along the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast, utilities, ...

City Prepares For BIG Frankenstorm

AP | Posted 12.25.2012 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — Stressing that there's no need to panic, New York officials are bracing for a gale-force storm expected to hit most of the U.S. East...

A Clean Energy Park for Long Island

Kyle Rabin | Posted 08.19.2012 | New York
Kyle Rabin

The Town of Hempstead's Energy Park is a model of how local government can provide leadership with clean energy that should be followed by communities across the nation.

NY Man: I Called In Threat Because Power Was Out

AP | Posted 11.06.2011 | Crime

NEW YORK -- A New York man says he phoned in a bomb threat to try to get power turned back on at his grandmother's house. Nassau County police say Ra...