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Why Build The Dunkirk Repowering Project?

October 16, 2013

To The Reader’s Forum: I read with interest two recent articles written by executives of National Grid, a United Kingdom-based regulated monopoly that operates in New York, New England and the Unite......

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Oct-17-13 9:37 AM

This project will convert the Dunkirk Site from burning relatively dirty coal to a natural gas fueled gas turbine. A gas turbine is essentially a large jet engine powering an electric generator. Waste exhaust heat from the gas turbine will be used to power a steam turbine generating even more power. Remediation of toxic materials at the site will be done correctly under layers of both federal and state laws. The goal here is to have a dependable, clean source of electric for WNY.

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Oct-17-13 9:36 AM

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Oct-16-13 4:53 PM

Expati I think they know very well what they're talking about. You ever hear about some of those companies who were powerhouse economic forces at one time in their home cities, only to be demolished and they would later find out about how the grounds were contaminated with all the toxins these companies disposed of when they were active? Of course not. Cheap doesn't always mean cheap, in the long run. Tell me, Expati, do you like it when people tell you how to feel?

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Oct-16-13 2:12 PM

As a former resident and cheerleader of Jamestown it saddens me to read the cynical comments posted here. Jamestown was once an economic power house and could be again. Chautauqua County needs this clean dependable and less costly power. J'townite you have no idea what you are talking about.

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Oct-16-13 9:18 AM

Ask the "KOCH" Emporium for their approval and input.They will expose your 'hidden agenda',or not,and validate your stance against a foreign monopoly.Hands off our plutocrats!

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Oct-16-13 3:15 AM

Of course some businessman with ties would boast about how wonderful his company is. Everything man makes is a poison, a toxic one. Buildings will be demolished, what about any chemicals That will be used..will they seep out somehow? Irresponsible

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