30 years after deal to shutter Shoreham plant, multibillion-dollar 'eyesore' remains

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It was one of the most controversial issues in Long Island's history -- a multibillion-dollar nuclear power plant that faced massive opposition.

It took years to build, but it was shut down before it ever fully powered up. Deemed to costly to destruct, it now sits silently on the North Shore, dubbed an "eyesore" by neighbors.

FULL COVERAGE - Power of the People: How Opposition Sank the Shoreham Nuclear Plant

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the deal that shuttered the Shoreham nuclear power plant. News 12 Digital is exploring the saga of Shoreham to find out how the power of the public's voice rose above the pitch of the nuclear age.

Tune in to News 12 Plus at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday to watch "Power of the People," and explore full coverage and archival video by clicking here.

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