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New push to pause plans for battery storage facility in Carmel

State Sen. Pete Harckham (D-40) has written a letter to the town supervisor expressing support for a planned public hearing with the town board.

News 12 Staff

May 30, 2024, 11:39 AM

Updated 24 days ago

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There is a new effort to pause plans for a battery storage facility in Carmel.
State Sen. Pete Harckham (D-40) has written a letter to the town supervisor expressing support for a planned public hearing with the town board. Officials are considering a temporary moratorium on the proposed Union Energy Center while the town evaluates local regulations.
Some residents in Mahopac have voiced concerns about the potential health and safety risks associated with the facility.
The public hearing aims to address these concerns and ensure that proper regulations are in place before moving forward with the project.


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