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Tens of thousands of customers remain without power in New York one week after Tropical Storm Isaias blasted the Northeast, prompting Gov. Andrew Cuomo to threaten to revoke the state operating licenses for two utilities.
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In a briefing on Monday, Cuomo said that he ordered the Public Service Commission to conduct an investigation into utilities ConEdison and PSEG Long Island.
"ConEd and PSE&G did a lousy job," Cuomo said. "That's a technical term – lousy job. They were not prepared, and they didn't anticipate what it would take to get back online quickly."
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According to power-outage tracking site poweroutage.us, some 11,614 Con Edison and 32,253 PSEG Long Island customers are still without power in New York on Tuesday morning.
The greater New York area is under a heat advisory until Wednesday, with temperatures forecast to soar into the 90s.