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New York Utilities Learned a Lot From Superstorm Sandy. Will That Help Them in Puerto Rico?

After Superstorm Sandy rattled New York, its storm surge washing over electrical equipment and darkening a large chunk of Manhattan, Johnny Price lived at the Con Edison control center where he worked for nearly a week straight. “I just kind of stayed on a cot downstairs for the first six days,” Price said, then an operator responsible for Westchester County and Staten Island.
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