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What Happens If There’s a Blackout?

As Con Edison downplays the risk of a mass power outage, some New Yorkers are preparing for the possibility amid a pandemic, protests and uncertain times.

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State Refuses to Release Decades of Con Edison Pollution Reports, Lawsuit Charges

Three years after a 30,000-gallon oil spill into the East River, alerts the utility giant must file with New York’s Department of Environmental Conservation remain hidden from public view.

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It’s Manhole Explosion Season: What You Need to Know About a Century-Old Problem

The blasts injure people, wreak property damage, power outages and traffic disruptions annually. We take a deep dive as risk is at height.

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Con Ed’s Brooklyn Blackout Caught Many by Surprise

The power shutdown for 30K came with scant notice, angering many — including de Blasio and Cuomo. The utility said it averted a bigger crisis.


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