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Long Island Power Authority

A lineman from California works to restore power in Long Beach following Sandy - Nov. 20, 2012 (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Sandy Ineptitude Catches Up With LIPA At Moreland Commission Hearing

Officials slammed the Long Island Power Authority Tuesday for its performance in the wake of Superstorm Sandy, in a hearing by a commission exploring how those utilities might be restructured.

12/11/2012

Gov. Andrew Cuomo, LIPA Crews (credit: CBS 2)

Report: Cuomo Appoints New Chairman For LIPA

Governor Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday appointed a new chairman for the Long Island Power Authority in an effort to stabilize the utility company amid investigations in the wake of Superstorm Sandy, according to a published report.

12/11/2012

A lineman from California works to restore power in Long Beach following Sandy - Nov. 20, 2012 (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

LIPA Says It Won’t Raise Rates Because Of Sandy

LIPA COO Michael Hervey says Sandy was the most expensive destructive and powerful storm, from an electrical standpoint, that Long Island has ever seen. But they don’t expect to pass the cost on to customers.

12/07/2012

Sandy Rockaways Meeting

Frustrated Superstorm Sandy Victims Seek Answers In Belle Harbor

Hundreds of Superstorm Sandy victims in the Rockaways filled a church looking for help and answers from officials Wednesday night, but many walked away even more frustrated.

12/05/2012

Sandy Cuomo, Bloomberg

Siena Poll: Cuomo, Bloomberg Did Well After Sandy

New Yorkers gave high marks to Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Michael Bloomberg for their reaction to Superstorm Sandy, but are far less happy with the Long Island Power Authority.

12/03/2012

Hurricane Sandy power problems

Power Companies To Customers With Big Post-Sandy Bills: Read Your Own Meters

Power customers across the Tri-State Area were thoroughly displeased after getting huge bills for estimated usage this month despite losing power, and then being asked to read their own meters to correct the situation.

11/28/2012

Gov. Andrew Cuomo, LIPA Crews (credit: CBS 2)

State Commission Subpoenas Con Ed, LIPA Over Sandy Response

A Moreland Commission launched earlier this month by Gov. Andrew Cuomo has issued subpoenas to utilities in a probe of their response and recovery operations during Superstorm Sandy.

11/28/2012

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Another LIPA Executive, Trustee Announce Resignations

Another top Long Island Power Authority executive and a trustee announced their resignations Monday night in the wake of the company’s widely-criticized performance after Superstorm Sandy, according to a published report.

11/26/2012

National Grid

Report: National Grid Slapped With Lawsuit By Workers Who Got No Overtime Pay

Power and natural gas supplier National Grid has been hit with another lawsuit, this time by its own workers who said they never received overtime pay for extra hours during Superstorm Sandy, according to a published report.

11/17/2012

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Gov. Cuomo Under Fire For Not Overhauling LIPA Board, Appointing New Chairman

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has vowed to hold the Long Island Power Authority accountable, but it turns out the governor himself could have done more to keep the lights on.

11/13/2012

FILE -- Work crews trim trees entangled in power lines on November 3, 2012 in Bethpage, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Report: Florida Lineman Working To Restore Power On L.I. Attacked In East Meadow

Police said someone walked up to the 34-year-old, punched him in the face and then took off in a dark-colored BMW sedan.

11/13/2012

Sign in front of a home in Malverne, Long Island. (credit: Samantha Mevorach)

Attorney Files Lawsuit Against LIPA Over Sandy Response

Two Nassau County LIPA customers are the first plaintiffs to join the lawsuit claiming breach of contract, gross negligence and fraud.

11/13/2012

Perota Sisters YouTube Video

Long Island Sisters Rework Taylor Swift Hit To Vent About Power Woes

Residents of Long Island have been screaming, yelling and waving signs as they have continued to live without power and vent their frustration at the Long Island Power Authority.

11/12/2012

A worker repairs electrical lines as Long Islanders continue their clean up efforts in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy on November 9, 2012 in Plainview, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Two Weeks After Sandy, Tens Of Thousands Still Without Power On L.I.

As outages enter their third week, LIPA said it has dropped its policy that forces customers to get an inspection before their power is restored.

11/12/2012

LIPA Protesters (credit: CBS 2)

LISTEN: LIPA Executive Questioned On Restoration Effort

Hervey said it remains unclear if LIPA customers will see rates increase due to the storm.

11/12/2012

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