FROM AVISTA UTILITIES: Avista crews are working to restore power as quickly and safely as possible to approximately 11,000 customers throughout eastern Washington and north Idaho. Outages are primarily related to downed power lines resulting from high winds.
If you see a downed power line, call
By By JENNIFER PELTZAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - The city will work on upgrading building codes and evacuation-zone maps, hardening power and transportation networks and making sure hospitals are better prepared for extreme weather after Superstorm Sandy, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said
By By JOHN S. MARSHALLAssociated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Residents of Northern California endured the brunt of another powerful storm that drenched the area with yet another round of pounding rain and strong winds, but damage from the storm was less than expected, officials said.
By ADAM GELLERAP National Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Inside tunnels threading under a Houston medical campus, 100 submarine doors stand ready to block invading floodwaters. Before commuters in Bangkok can head down into the city's subways, they must first climb three feet of stairs to raised
By JEFF AMYAssociated Press
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Federal officials say Entergy Corp. can buy two power plants from KGen Power Corp., but say the antitrust investigation of Entergy isn't over.
The New Orleans utility wants to buy generating stations in Jackson, Miss., and Malvern, Ark.,
By MICHAEL GORMLEYAssociated Press
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - The utility companies Consolidated Edison and Long Island Power Authority confirmed Wednesday they received subpoenas from the state attorney general and were cooperating with his investigation into their preparation for and response to
By The Associated Press
The latest on Superstorm Sandy recovery efforts in New Jersey and New York:
- The main utility on New York's Long Island, the Long Island Power Authority, says that more than 14,000 homes and businesses still lack power but that most should have it back on by
By COLLEEN LONG and FRANK ELTMANAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Damage in New York state from Superstorm Sandy could total $33 billion when all is said and done, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Thursday as the state began cleaning up from a nor'easter that dumped snow, brought down power lines and
By FRANK ELTMAN and TOM HAYSAssociated Press
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) - Vincent Pina finally saw a couple of utility trucks coming down his street Thursday and started to wave in anticipation. But they just cruised past his house and kept on going.
He hung his head in resignation.
"The thing that
By GREG SCHREIERAssociated Press
ATLANTA (AP) - The Atlanta police helicopter that crashed and killed two officers on board had been completely refurbished within the last decade, and its pilot and maintenance crew were confident it was safe to fly, officials said Monday.