“The premise for constructing this project is that environmental benefits will be realized in the form of reduced air pollutant emissions, greater energy security, and reduced electricity costs (also described in Section 4.2.5 Alternative Technologies). However, this document has not shown that air emissions will be reduced. We know of no plans by electric utility companies in New York State to close an existing fossil fuel generating plant or forgo construction of a new generating facility because of wind turbine projects proposed in this region. If this information is available, please inform us …”
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