Sandy anniversary: City is more resilient but there’s still a long way to go

… The city is still trying to figure out the best means of preventing another mess like the one Sandy left. … “The efforts undertaken by Con Ed, and a great number of other utilities across the state, are aimed at ensuring that such a disaster as Sandy on that scale will never cause similar damages,” said Yury Dvorkin, assistant professor in the Tandon School of Engineering at NYU. “It’s important to emphasize here that no matter what Con Edison does, despite their best effort, there is still a possibility that there will be power outages caused by a natural disaster. There is a lot more work to be done.” 


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