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Old 07-22-2019, 01:10 PM
 
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https://www1.nyc.gov/office-of-the-m...a-availability

So it appears that the mayor is upset with ConEd because the company is private, so they are not held accountable like how DEP would be if there was water shut off without any notice.

My question is, if the city was to run the electric grid like how they are in control of the water supply, what actions would the city need to take to make it happen?
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Old 07-22-2019, 01:15 PM
 
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This is pretty absurd. If anyone has tried to hold any city agency accountable for anything, they know how rediculous the mayor is sounding. I used to admire him. Now I realize he is truly the buffoon others have been telling me he is.
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Old 07-22-2019, 01:36 PM
 
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This is pretty absurd. If anyone has tried to hold any city agency accountable for anything, they know how rediculous the mayor is sounding. I used to admire him. Now I realize he is truly the buffoon others have been telling me he is.
Well, the mayor said if he ask for an agency for an answer, he would definitely get one.
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Old 07-22-2019, 01:43 PM
 
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https://www1.nyc.gov/office-of-the-m...a-availability

So it appears that the mayor is upset with ConEd because the company is private, so they are not held accountable like how DEP would be if there was water shut off without any notice.

My question is, if the city was to run the electric grid like how they are in control of the water supply, what actions would the city need to take to make it happen?
You grew up here and don't know how ConEd, National Grid (formerly Brooklyn Union Gas), became utility monopolies? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Yo...ice_Commission


https://codes.findlaw.com/ny/public-...F1E41384148065


https://www.cityandstateny.com/artic...dison-out.html

And no, there is nothing Sam The Eagle nor any NYC mayor can do to boot Con Edison out and or otherwise take over.
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Old 07-22-2019, 01:45 PM
 
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Unless DiBlaz can build a replica of Niagara Falls over by the boat pond in Central Park it ain't going to happen.
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Old 07-22-2019, 01:52 PM
 
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Water utilities are always municipal just about every where.electric is not generally municipality owned .

That is why an unpaid water bill stays with the property when it is a rental not the tenant ...water is considered a property betterment ....
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Old 07-22-2019, 01:53 PM
 
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You grew up here and don't know how ConEd, National Grid (formerly Brooklyn Union Gas), became utility monopolies? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Yo...ice_Commission


https://codes.findlaw.com/ny/public-...F1E41384148065


https://www.cityandstateny.com/artic...dison-out.html

And no, there is nothing Sam The Eagle nor any NYC mayor can do to boot Con Edison out and or otherwise take over.
Fair enough.

The next time you ask some simple question, Iíll make sure to shoot back at you. ^_-
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Old 07-22-2019, 02:56 PM
 
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LOL. I guess you have to be the mayor to get an answer from a city agency. Con Ed gave him the same answer they gave everyone else. He's just a citzen like anyone else as far as they are concerned. No system is perfect but the electric system works a lot better than a good many of the city agencies do.
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Well, the mayor said if he ask for an agency for an answer, he would definitely get one.
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Old 07-22-2019, 03:28 PM
 
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It's not like every boro was completely out of power. Con Ed purposely targeted less business centric areas. Manhattan always get preferential treatment.
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Old 07-22-2019, 03:47 PM
 
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It's not like every boro was completely out of power. Con Ed purposely targeted less business centric areas. Manhattan always get preferential treatment.
What? How was the blackout in Manhattan right before the one in Brooklyn preferential treatment? Like, Manhattan gets to have its blackout first?
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