(FILE PHOTO) Blackout Could Cost New York $1 Billion : News Photo

(FILE PHOTO) Blackout Could Cost New York $1 Billion

NEW YORK - AUGUST- 14: (FILE PHOTO) Cars head over the Brooklyn Bridge beside a blacked out New York City skyline August 14, 2003 during a power outage. The New York City comptroller William Thompson estimated August 18, 2003 that the blackout cost the city $1.05 billion including $250 million in perishable food that had to be discarded. The cost does not include overtime to city workers or lost tax revenue. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
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NEW YORK - AUGUST- 14: (FILE PHOTO) Cars head over the Brooklyn Bridge beside a blacked out New York City skyline August 14, 2003 during a power outage. The New York City comptroller William Thompson estimated August 18, 2003 that the blackout cost the city $1.05 billion including $250 million in perishable food that had to be discarded. The cost does not include overtime to city workers or lost tax revenue. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
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August 19, 2003
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Cars head over the Brooklyn Bridge beside a blacked out New York City... News Photo 2409103Blackout,Brooklyn Bridge,Car,Color Image,Emergencies and Disasters,Head,Horizontal,International Landmark,New York City,Silhouette,Skyline,Suspension Bridge,Tax,USAPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2003 Getty ImagesNEW YORK - AUGUST- 14: (FILE PHOTO) Cars head over the Brooklyn Bridge beside a blacked out New York City skyline August 14, 2003 during a power outage. The New York City comptroller William Thompson estimated August 18, 2003 that the blackout cost the city $1.05 billion including $250 million in perishable food that had to be discarded. The cost does not include overtime to city workers or lost tax revenue. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)