storm response News

NYC Council Airs Proposals to Handle Storms Better

After months of mulling the city’s response to Superstorm Sandy, lawmakers proposed Wednesday to require backup generators for traffic lights, a system to track everyone in shelters for people with medical problems and other changes in emergency response. The New …

Conn. Senate OKs Bill on Utilities’ Storm Response

The state Senate on Saturday, May 5, approved a wide-ranging bill that attempts to address many of the problems that developed last year when Connecticut was hit by the remnants of Hurricane Irene in August and again by an October …