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LIPA crews working in Massapequa.  (credit: CBS 2)

Massapequa Residents Upset With LIPA’s Response To Hurricane Irene

“It’s incomprehensible, the level of incompetence on the part of LIPA,” Tom Ward said.

09/02/2011

A downed tree is seen after Irene - Upper Brookville, NY - Sep 2, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Downed Trees Still Problematic In NYC, L.I. Days After Irene

Trees that came down on Long Island as a result of Hurricane Irene have been cut up and pushed to the side of the road for crews pick up but that doesn’t seem to be the case in many areas.

09/02/2011

Waves are seen crashing around homes as Hurricane Irene arrives on August 28, 2011 in Hampton Bays, New York. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Cleanup, Power Restoration Begins On Long Island After Irene’s Visit

The massive storm dumped rain, flooded streets and created dangerous storm surges along parts of the Long Island coast.

08/28/2011

LIPA Truck (file / credit: Long Island Power Authority)

Environmentalist Takes On LIPA For Not Using Energy Saving Program

The Long Island Power Authority’s Edge program calls on 36,000 volunteers to raise air conditioner temperature levels and shut off pool pumps during peak energy use times, like during a heat wave.

08/04/2011

American Flag (file / credit: Hunter Martin/Getty Images)

LIPA Causes Uproar By Charging To Honor Fallen Soldier On Shelter Island

A Long Island community’s tribute to our fallen heroes this Memorial Day will come with a surprising price tag. The Long Island Power Authority says Shelter Island owes a fee for using its poles to hang American flags.

05/24/2011

Power Lines (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Report: LIPA Overcharged For ‘Lost’ Power

Beginning in April, customers will see an average $2.85 reduction in their monthly bill for the rest of the year, and $1.50 a month for 2012 and 2013.

02/09/2011

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