- New York's top prosecutor has subpoenaed the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) and Consolidated Edison as part of an investigation into whether they adequately prepared for and responded to Hurricane Sandy.
- A separate inquiry is being handled by a state commission that is reviewing storm response in an attempt to improve them going forward.
- Governor Andrew Cuomo has previously said that LIPA would be held accountable for its poor response time.
From the article:
New York's top prosecutor has subpoenaed two power companies as part of an investigation into whether they adequately prepared for and responded to Superstorm Sandy, which knocked out power to more than 8 million customers at its peak, including more than 2 million in New York.
Atty. Gen. Eric Schneiderman is seeking records concerning how the Long Island Power Authority and Consolidated Edison prepared for the storm, the Associated Press reported. ...