Deregulation of the electric industry has unleashed a flood of proposals for new power plants. It also makes the job of fighting them that much easier for a coalition of neighborhood groups out to stop them.
To its Harlem neighbors, P.S. 90 is just another abandoned monstrosity. But a group of community developers believes it holds answers to a pair of the era’s most vexing problems: urban underinvestment and suburban sprawl.
Big corporations and developers reap major subsidies from the city, but their service staffs make starvation wages. Now a wave of organizing campaigns is trying to change the equation.
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