Malloy Announces New Microgrid System To Keep Power On In StormsThe microgrids - small versions of electricity systems that generate, distribute and regulate the flow of electricity - were among numerous recommendations to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy from a committee looking into the impacts of lengthy power outages after Tropical Storm Irene in August 2011 and a freak snowstorm two months later.
N.J. Town Still Partially Vacant From Hurricane IreneIrene's floodwaters heavily damaged so many properties that many homeowners stopped fighting with insurance companies and stopped paying their mortgages.
New New York City Flood Zones Include 600,000 More ResidentsAs a result of Hurricane Sandy, New York City is still fine tuning what its response will be should another monster storm strike the region.
Study: New York City Weather Will Get Much More Severe Over Next 3 DecadesIf you thought Hurricane Sandy was bad the mayor's office says conditions are ripe for far worse weather around here: like heat waves, droughts and coastal flooding.
Regulators Approve $300M CL&P Plan To Strengthen SystemThe five-year "System Resiliency Plan'' proposed by Connecticut Light & Power focuses on three initiatives: tree trimming, use of coated thicker-gauge wire, and strengthening utility poles, cross-arms and other equipment.
Queens City Councilman Calls For Restoration Center, Assistance For Residents In Hard-Hit AreaIn one neighborhood near John F. Kennedy International Airport, people were not told to evacuate before superstorm Sandy but the flood came anyway.
Suffolk County Woman Finds Engagement Ring Amid Debris Left Behind By SandyThe woman said finding her engagement ring was one piece of good news in what had been a very trying year.
Rockaways Residents Glad To See Sand Moved From 'Fornication Hill' To Beach 90th Street Every since Hurricane Irene, there has been just a narrow strip of sand at Beach 90th so Parks Administrator Jill Weber said it's finally being fixed. Residents on Beach 121st Street are happy to see it go.

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