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Strong storms Thursday evening leave thousands without power in Suffolk

The storms left more than 36,000 PSEG-LI customers in Suffolk County without power. Nearly 35,400 customers remain without power this morning, including more than 800 customers from Wading River to Southold and Shelter Island.

PSEG-LI warns residents against scammers: increasingly sophisticated schemes being used

Sophisticated scammers posing as PSEG-Long Island representatives are finding new ways to trick customers into giving them money or personal information, the utility warns.

Utilities now required to give mailed notice of new above-ground transmission lines

Legislation mandating formal community notice procedures on LIPA and PSEG-LI for utility transmission projects has been signed by Governor Andrew Cuomo.

Court throws out town’s lawsuit seeking removal of steel poles along CR 51

A State Supreme Court judge this week dismissed a lawsuit brought by Brookhaven Town seeking the removal of 211 steel utility poles installed last year along County Route 51 from Riverside to Eastport.

PSEG will erect new pole for evicted osprey pair in Riverside, utility says

After community outcry over the removal of an osprey nest from a utility pole in Riverside yesterday, PSEG-Long Island says it will erect a...

LaValle-Thiele: LIPA must consider fiscal impacts on ratepayers and area economy

Legislation sponsored by Sen. Ken LaValle and Assemblyman Fred Thiele would require the fiscal impacts on ratepayers and the regional economy to be taken into account when PSEG-LI seeks a rate increase.

‘Thank you for not forgetting us’: Wading River utility worker returns from a month spent helping restore power in Puerto...

Despite his 38 years experience working for a utility that has been battered by major storms, Ray Homburger had never seen or dealt with anything like the conditions he encountered in Puerto Rico.

New law requires disclosure of PSEG-LI payroll in rate proceedings

The next time LIPA petitions the State Public Service Commission for a rate increase, the contractor that manages its supply system will have to disclose its payroll, including executive pay, as well as fees paid to contractors and consultants.

Downed line leaves more than 1,100 customers without power this morning

A downed power line on Middle Road has knocked out power to 1,155 customers this morning, according to PSEG-LI. The road is closed between Roanoke and Harrison avenues.

State lawmakers blast PSEG for ‘industrial’ 80-foot poles installed between Eastport and Riverhead

Sen. Ken LaValle and Assemblyman Fred Thiele criticized the new steel poles as at odds with the rural character of the area.
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