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Amsterdam waterways seen as revenue streams

City to study potential for hydroelectric power

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It served as a source of power for businesses in Amsterdam’s early days, but the North Chuctanunda Creek has become little more than a source of natural beauty running behind neighborhoods and tucked beneath factories. But officials are hoping the creek may still hold the potential to create power and reduce the cost of operations that burdens taxpayers. The Common Council last week commissioned a $7,500 study of the potential to develop hydroelectric power to ...

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