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The head of the Long Island Power Authority said the damage from Tropical Storm Isaias could cost more than $350 million in repairs.

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Connecticut regulators plan to investigate the state’s largest power company, Eversource, for rate hikes following its poor response to Tropical Storm Isaias. It’s the same rate hike they approved over the last few years.

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New York lawmakers grilled power company representatives and regulators at a hearing on Thursday. They criticized PSEG Long Island over extended outages and communication breakdowns following Tropical Storm Isaias.

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New York lawmakers grilled utility company regulators at a hearing Thursday over the inadequate emergency response to Tropical Storm Isaias.

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Connecticut)
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U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal said a small municipally-owned utility in southeastern Connecticut restored power to all its customers within a couple of days of Tropical Storm Isaias. That’s in contrast to the state’s largest utility Eversource that took more than a week to restore power.