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NY Attorney General Investigates Utilities Over Superstorm Sandy

Schneiderman wants to know if Con-Ed, LIPA were unprepared

(Newser) - The Long Island Power Authority and ConEd don't just have frustrated customers to worry about—the state's attorney general has opened investigations into how they prepared for superstorm Sandy and handled its aftermath, reports the Wall Street Journal . Eric Schneiderman has subpoenaed records seeking details, a source tells... More »

Steam Explosion Leaves 1 Dead

New Yorkers fear terror attack; Bloomberg assures them otherwise

(Newser) - One person is dead and 30 are injured after a steam pipe ruptured in midtown Manhattan yesterday, shooting a volcano-like eruption of steam, mud and debris 30 stories high and prompting fears of a terrorist attack. The casualty was a middle-aged woman who had a heart attack when the steam... More »

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