Brookhaven Town Board votes to look at final environment impact study for Caithness II plant
YAPHANK - A proposal to build a new power plant in Suffolk has cleared one more hurdle.
Town lawmakers have voted to at least look at a final environment impact study for the project.
As News 12 has reported, the new Caithness II plant would be built right next to the LIPA's Caithness plant in Yaphank.
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"The new plant would be the most efficient, cleanest, the most-water conserving plant to serve Long Island," said Caithness LI president Ross Ain.
Caithness says it will be picking up a $1 billion tab for the project and that it is responsible for any cost overruns, not the ratepayers.