It's no simple matter to bring emergency personnel to restore the power. Unlike human services, such as sheltering and food service, utility restoration requires specially trained, highly skilled workers who must work in hazardous conditions.
As a homeowner and an advocate for clean energy, I'll continue to do my part. And I'm certain that my fellow Long Islanders will be working to become part of the region's new vision for the future. A future powered by new (renewable) energy.