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ENGINEERS, AGENCIES AGREE: SLC PLANT NOT STATE-OF-THE-ART

ALBANY (N.Y.) -- Experts from one of the largest engineering firms on the East Coast have concluded that St. Lawrence Cement wrongly rejected advanced pollution control technology for its coal-fired Greenport proposal, according to a lengthy scientific report filed yesterday with the NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation (DEC). The comments from Friends of Hudson engineers at Camp, Dresser & McKee were echoed in separate filings by regulators at both the Massachusetts and the Connecticut Departments of Environmental protection, as well as by Connecticut attorney general Richard Blumenthal. To download the entire press release as an Acrobat (PDF) file, click HERE.