LIPA: No Rate Hike Despite $950M Repair Bill

Friday, Dec 7, 2012  |  Updated 9:41 AM EDT
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Anger is growing at LIPA as outages stretch into a third week, and a class action lawsuit is filed against the power company and National Grid. It claims the utilities' negligence before and after Sandy borders on criminality. Greg Cergol reports.

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Anger is growing at LIPA as outages stretch into a third week, and a class action lawsuit is filed against the power company and National Grid. It claims the utilities' negligence before and after Sandy borders on criminality. Greg Cergol reports.

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The Long Island Power Authority says its repair bill from Sandy could hit $950 million.

According to Newsday, LIPA trustees have been told that federal reimbursements could cover all of that amount.

It says that means the utility won't raise rates — at least for now.

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