Tag: Isaias

Trump OKs $35M FEMA Funding For Isaias Recovery on Long Island

President Donald Trump made $35 million federal disaster assistance available to New York State to help efforts to recover from Tropical Storm Isaias, which predominantly impacted Long Island in August, officials said.

Long Island Lawmakers Propose Utility Reforms After Isaias Chaos

As the cleanup continues more than two weeks after Tropical Storm Isaias caused widespread power outages on Long Island, lawmakers are touting an array of legislative proposals aimed at ensuring utility companies handle the next weather-related crisis more smoothly.

Cuomo Nixes $10M PSEG-LI Bonus After Isaias

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is refining the law guiding New York State on what is required to revoke a franchise from an energy provider while taking aim at PSEG Long Island and other utilities for a sluggish response to Tropical Storm Isaias.

PSEG-LI Head Vows Change, But Gives Few Details at Isaias Hearing 

Nassau County Legislators grilled PSEG Long Island President and COO Daniel Eichhorn for his company’s response to Tropical Storm Isaias at a committee meeting Monday, but questions about the company’s immediate next steps remained unclear.  

PSEG-LI Agrees To Reimburse Customers For Spoiled Food, Meds Following Isaias

PSEG Long Island has reversed course and now says it will reimburse customers up for food and medication that spoiled during power outages following Tropical Storm Isaias.

Pols Blast PSEG-LI For Delays In Restoring Power To Medically Vulnerable...

Nine days after Tropical Storm Isaias left many without power on Long Island, lawmakers are demanding that the utility improve its process for prioritizing restoration to customers who are medically vulnerable.

PSEG-LI Now Says Last of Isaias Outages Restored Wednesday

PSEG-Long Island again revised the date it will finish restoring power that Tropical Storm Isasias knocked out, extending the deadline from Monday to Wednesday.

PSEG-LI Now Says All Isaias Power Outages Restored By Monday

Seven days. That’s the latest estimate that PSEG-Long Island is giving for how long some homes and businesses will have to wait for power to be restored after Tropical Storm Isaias.

PSEG-LI Says All Power Lost In Isaias Will Be Restored By...

PSEG Long Island has added another 1,000 line workers, tree trimmers, and other personnel to Tropical Storm Isaias cleanup efforts as the utility races to restore power to thousands of homes and businesses by Saturday. 

Nassau Pols to Question PSEG-LI Reps Following Days of Isaias Outages

A special committee of the Nassau County Legislature will reconvene next week for the first time in more than a year to call on PSEG Long Island representatives to explain the utility's response to mass power outages in the wake of Tropical Storm Isaias.