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Editorial: Don't dismiss Gibson's nuclear plan

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Rep. Chris Gibson’s proposal to explore the construction of a nuclear power plant along the Hudson drew a predictably negative response from one local environmentalist, who said she’d rather the focus be on cleaner energy alternatives, like wind and solar power, as the nation moves away from fossil fuels over the next few decades. Her position, presumably shared by other environmentalists, may be understandable given concerns over things like nuclear waste disposal, but it’s not ...

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alharris
January 30, 2011
4:26 p.m.

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Well, there is no denying that the country needs all types of energy...but really do you think that new atomic energy plants will be built in the north east? The "not in my backyard " will put such a plan at the far end of the line. Kansas or the Dakota's will be much more appealing for the decision makers

Sparkys_Dad
January 30, 2011
9:25 p.m.

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"IT'S SAFE, IT'S CLEAN, IT'S TOO CHEAP TO METER!"

hackert
January 31, 2011
8:10 a.m.

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There are already two nuclear reactors in Saratoga County in the West Milton Navy Site. Put it there where it would be monitored by the experts. And yes, it is practically in my backyard-maybe 5 miles from here.

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