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March 17, 2014

CONFER: State's foot-dragging aggravates our energy woes

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Lockport Union-Sun & Journal — The word on the street is that Governor Cuomo is behind the holdup. He is a hardened foe of energy development, as this mirrors what he’s doing with the equally extended and equally silent fracking moratorium. 

Since the DEC falls under the auspices of the governor, the Finger Lakes facility will likely stay as an idea and propane prices will ride a painful roller coaster until the man is out of office.

Bob Confer is a Gasport resident and vice president of Confer Plastics Inc. in North Tonawanda. Email him at bobconfer@juno.com.

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