New York And New Jersey Continue To Deal With Aftermath Of Hurricane Sandy

NY state commission asks feds to look into “troubling” relationship between utility and key consultant.   The Long Island Power Authority, the target of multiple investigations in the wake of its poor response to Hurricane Sandy, may soon be facing investigation by federal prosecutors as well. A special commission appointed by New York Gov. Andrew… Keep reading →

Bloomberg Outlines Plans For Improving The City's Ability To Handle Large Destructive Storms

New York State’s energy czar Richard Kauffman has a broad remit, from building a billion dollar “Green Bank” to remaking shamed utility LIPA, and he’s hit the ground running after taking the job 5 months ago. “The Governor [Cuomo] announced a billion dollar green bank, so we’re doing the work to set up that entity,”… Keep reading →