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Work at Crescent hydroelectric plant will strengthen abutment

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Construction at the New York Power Authority’s Crescent hydroelectric plant will include raising one of the dam’s earthen abutments to make sure it can withstand future flooding on the Mohawk River, according to federal regulators. NYPA last week announced plans to close the plant’s public fishing access site, for the second time this year, to make way for repairs. Public access was closed there from December 2012 to mid-July for repairs to an underwater cable ...

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