Welcome, sign in or click here to subscribe.
Login: Password:
     


 

 

  Construction

Subscriber content preview

November 9, 2012

Cuomo estimates N.Y. storm damage at $33B

  • The N.Y. governor said the state needs to look at a ground-up redesign of power and fuel supply systems.
  • By COLLEEN LONG
    Associated Press

    NEW YORK — Damage in New York state from Superstorm Sandy could total $33 billion when all is said and done, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Thursday as the state began cleaning up from a nor'easter that dumped snow, brought down power lines and left hundreds of thousands of new customers in darkness.

    A damage forecasting firm had previously estimated that Sandy might have caused between $30 billion and $50 billion in economic losses from the Carolinas to Maine, including property damage, lost business and extra living expenses. Cuomo's estimate will likely push the bill even higher.


     
    . . .


    To read this story in full login or purchase a subscription.


    Search Stories
     Find:
     With:
     In:
     Depth:
     Sort by:
    Advanced options

    --