Superstorm Utility Response

November 16, 2012 - 4:34 AM
FILE - In this Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012, file photo, a utility crew works to restore power on Long Beach Island, N.J., after communities on the island sustained damage from Superstorm Sandy. An Associated Press analysis of outage times from other big hurricanes and tropical storms suggests that, on the whole, the response to Sandy by utility companies, especially in hardest-hit New York and New Jersey, was typical _ or even a little faster than elsewhere after other huge storms. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)