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

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.

News 12 Staff

Dec 18, 2019, 1:00 PM

Updated 1,580 days ago

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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.
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.
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