Newsday

What went wrong

The Long Island Power Authority had no advance plan for restoring power to homes severely damaged by flooding from Sandy, despite warnings from experts who peppered their storm surge predictions with phrases like "life-threatening," "destruction potential" and "worst-case scenario." Instead, it took eight full days before LIPA announced that as many as 100,000 South Shore homes, in… Continue reading What went wrong

Newsday

LIPA’s Power Connections

Nearly a quarter of Long Island Power Authority employees in the last decade had connections to politically powerful people on the Island and in New York State before working at the utility, a Newsday investigation has found. They include a former congressman's wife, the daughter of a former district attorney, a judge's son, a one-time county legislator,… Continue reading LIPA’s Power Connections