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New Yorkers are still paying for closing Indian Point

The New York Post writes about the cost of closing Indian Point.

The C3 Take
  • New York’s closure of Indian Point nuclear power plant has increased emissions and costs for consumers.
  • Since the closure of the plant, New Yorkers have had to pay close to $500 extra per year in electricity costs.
  • Forced closures of nuclear power plants hurt ratepayers and the environment.

“Worse, absent changes to the climate laws, Zuber predicts more residents and businesses will leave New York because of skyrocketing energy costs, including the cost to build new transmission lines for renewal projects, not to mention the vast subsidies needed to build those solar and wind plants.”

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