Meadowlands mayors to proposed power plant: We don’t want you

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SCOTT FALLON / NORTHJERSEY.COM – Leaders from almost all the towns in the Meadowlands have called on Gov. Phil Murphy to block plans to build a large, gas-fired power plant in the district that would send power only to New York City.

Mayors of eight towns approved a motion this week opposing the controversial North Bergen Liberty Generating plant, which is still awaiting a decision on key air permits from the state Department of Environmental Protection.

“I think everyone is realizing that this is bad for the entire region,” said Mayor Anthony Suarez of Ridgefield, which borders the North Bergen property where the power plant would be built …

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