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January 18, 2014

In Our Opinion: Power to the people ... but where?


The license for the Indian Point nuclear reactor — the source of 25 percent of the metropolitan area’s power needs — is set to expire in 2015. Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he wants to reduce the state’s four-year approval process for power-line projects that use existing utility corridors.

When it comes to representing the concerns of local residents about this project, it’s important that Seward and other upstate leaders do their utmost to make sure the needs of the many living downstate don’t supersede the needs of the relative few here in upstate New York.




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