NEW YORK - When Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory lost it’s connection to the Long Island electric grid, research couldn’t be done.
“All of the COVID research was halted, cancer research was halted, neuroscience research was halted,” said Stephen Monez, VP/Chief Facilities Officer. “There’s an enormous amount of research that goes on in that facility that was halted for seven days.”
Lab officials say it shouldn’t have been seven days especially since they’re supposed to be on PSEG’s critical facility list.
Nassau County lawmakers grilled the president of PSEG Long Island about the utility's response to the power outages caused by Tropical Storm Isaias.
In a statement, the company said they had numerous interactions and escalated the job accordingly, but Cold...| read more ››