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Utility trucks at the National Grid Hub Center in Melville, LI (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Schumer Wants National Grid To Give LI Customers Notice Before Visits

The senator is calling for the improved notification system following three recent burglaries in which suspects posed as National Grid utility workers to gain access to customers’ homes.

06/30/2014

Judy Testut

L.I. Woman Says Gas Meter May Be To Blame For Outrageous Incorrect Bills

A Long Island woman’s battle with her power company has been heating up, as her bills have gone from $150 to over $3,000 a month.

06/16/2014

Residents say holes like this one were left behind and never repaired, after a National Grid project in February. (Credit:CBS 2)

Midwood Residents Say National Grid Left Their Neighborhood A Mess And Never Cleaned Up

Residents in the Midwood section of Brooklyn are dealing with piles of gravel, uneven sidewalks, and holes in the ground thanks to a National Grid service repair.

04/21/2014

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Two Families Without Heat, Hot Water On Long Holiday Weekend

National grid said is believes a construction crew did something to the gas line on Friday, but that it’s impossible to know for sure because the bulldozer is on top of it.

01/18/2014

These six smoke stacks will be demolished by National Grid early next year. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

North Shore Residents Mixed Over What Should Replace Glenwood Power Plant Smoke Stacks

The land is privately owned by National Grid, which plans to sell the property. The land is zoned for industrial use. Many residents are OK with that because they say without tax revenue from industry, they’ll be hit with huge school tax hikes.

11/15/2013

These six smoke stacks will be demolished by National Grid early next year. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Residents Complain About Dust, Noise As L.I. Smoke Stacks Are Demolished

A spokesperson for National Grid said crews have begun spraying water during the demolition to prevent dust. The spokesperson added the dust is not toxic.

11/13/2013

Utility trucks at the National Grid Hub Center in Melville, LI (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

L.I. Man Says Security Cameras Caught National Grid Worker Urinating On His Home

There is no word on if the employee will be disciplined.

09/06/2013

The remains of Breezy Point, Queens as seen from Chopper 880 following superstorm Sandy - Nov. 2, 2012 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Breezy Point Homeowners Sue Over Devastating Loss During Sandy

According to the suit filed by 120 homeowners, the Long Island Power Authority and National Grid failed to de-energize the power grid ahead of superstorm Sandy.

07/02/2013

Nautical Mile, Freeport, N.Y. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Reopening Ceremony Held For Long Island’s Nautical Mile

Town officials were on hand to accept $1.3 million in grant money from the National Grid, which will be used to help 45 businesses still struggling to open in time for summer.

05/13/2013

Utility trucks are ready to roll at the National Grid Hub Center in Melville, LI (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

National Grid Brings In Extra Utility Workers With Power Outages Expected

Long Island is under a wind advisory until 6 p.m. Thursday.

03/06/2013

Motorists in Lake Grove try move their car. (credit: CBS 2)

Long Island Slammed With Snow As Blizzard Moves Through

The heaviest snowfall is expected Friday night and into Saturday. The National Weather Service has issued a blizzard warning, which remains in effect until 1 p.m. Saturday.

02/08/2013

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

Utility worker (file/credit: CBS 2)

Out-Of-State Utility Workers Say L.I. Power Restoration Became ‘Free-For-All’

Bottlenecks and red tape made getting back on line nearly impossible for the powerless across Nassau and Suffolk counties.

11/15/2012

FILE - An electric work crew works on overhead lines on November 4, 2012 in Stony Brook, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Con Ed, LIPA Subpoenaed For Sandy Preparation, Response

Con Edison and the Long Island Power Authority confirmed Wednesday they received subpoenas from the state attorney general and were cooperating with his investigation into their work on Superstorm Sandy.

11/15/2012

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

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