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A LIPA meter in Greenport. A report by

A LIPA meter in Greenport. A report by the LIPA Oversight Committee has said the utility needs structural changes to address lingering problems. (July 13, 2011) Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

The Long Island Power Authority "desperately" needs structural changes to address lingering questions about its high rates and debt load, lagging customer satisfaction, costly storm response, and billing problems, a committee of experts and activists told the Suffolk Legislature Tuesday.

The LIPA Oversight Committee, a bipartisan group formed by the legislature in 2010 to examine the utility's practices, issued a 191-page report on its two-year effort, much of it critical of LIPA. A copy of the report can be found at www.lipaoversight.org.

How will LIPA's future be affected by this report. See below:

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