NY Commission Hears Sandy Storm Response


Long Island’s two county executives and other officials were among those who testified before a state commission investigating utilities in the wake of Superstorm Sandy.

The Moreland Commission on Utility Storm Preparation and Response held a public hearing Tuesday night at SUNY College of Old Westbury.

The hearing focused on utilities’ preparedness and response and recommendations for restructuring utilities. Members of the public also got a chance to testify.


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Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano and his Suffolk County counterpart, Steve Bellone, both criticized the Long Island Power Authority for providing inaccurate and untimely information during the recovery effort.

Another hearing is set for Dec. 20. That will focus specifically on the Long Island Power Authority and National Grid’s storm response. A location for that hearing has not been announced.

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.

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