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Hurricane Sandy Billing Reviews

If your home or plumbing was flooded or damaged by Hurricane Sandy, you may request a review of your bill.

Hurricane Sandy – Recovery Info

Hurricane Sandy Recovery and Your Health
New Yorkers living in communities affected by Hurricane Sandy face many challenges as they rebuild their homes and their lives. This site provides information on health issues associated with living in flood-damaged areas and around large-scale reconstruction, and on resources that are available.
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Hurricane Sandy Asbestos Air Monitoring
Due to Hurricane Sandy, the City is temporarily transferring debris near areas of emergency recovery operations. DEP and its consultants collected air samples from these locations from November 8, 2012 to January 28, 2013 for the possible release of asbestos fibers, and all samples have been found to be below re-occupancy levels for indoor spaces as established by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
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Mayor Bloomberg

Mayor Bloomberg And Environmental Protection Commissioner Strickland Suspend Water Bills For Properties Severely Damaged By Hurricane Sandy
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Guidance Document Regarding Potential Asbestos Containing Material for Owners of Small Residential and Small Commercial Buildings Affected by Hurricane Sandy
This Guidance Document, which applies to single-story commercial buildings and residential buildings with less than four dwelling units, is intended to provide information as to how these activities should be performed.
Hurricane Guidance Document (PDF)

Streamlined Emergency Boiler Permits
DEP regulates boilers in larger apartment and commercial buildings with at least 350,000 BTUs of power.
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Mayor Bloomberg Announces New Temporary Guidelines to Speed Heating Oil Deliveries and Boiler Repairs to Ensure New Yorkers Can Heat Homes and Businesses
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Department of Environmental Protection Watershed Operations Staff and Delaware County Public Works Pumping Floodwater and Clearing Downed Trees in New York City
New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Carter Strickland today announced that 15 watershed employees normally stationed in Orange, Delaware, Sullivan and Ulster Counties, along with two heavy equipment operators from the Delaware County Department of Public Works, have been deployed to New York City and are providing valuable assistance with flood abatement and downed trees.
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DEP Announces Temporary Waiver of Two Percent Biodiesel Requirement for Heating Oil and New Streamlined Emergency Boiler Work Permit Guidelines to Aid Building Owners Recovering from Hurricane Sandy
The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced a temporary waiver of the two percent biodiesel requirement for heating oil. After consulting with heating oil industry representatives DEP has determined that there is a shortage of readily available heating oil containing two percent biodiesel in New York City.
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Department of Environmental Protection Temporarily Suspends Water Discharge Permit Requirement to Assist Homeowners and Businesses Pumping Water from Flooded Properties
To assist in the recovery from Hurricane Sandy, the New York City Department of Environmental Protection today announced that permitting requirements for businesses and homeowners seeking to discharge water from flooded properties into the City’s sewer system are temporarily suspended.
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