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Power lines down

New York utility companies threatened with legal action as city struggles to recover from Sandy

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has sent a letter to the CEOs of the utilities that operate in New York State saying that he would take “appropriate action” against them and their management if they “do not meet their obligations to New Yorkers” in their response to Hurricane Sandy.

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