The Department of Environmental Conservation won’t make a decision for several months, but says that as it stands, the project would interfere with limits on greenhouse gas emissions set by the CLCPA.

Liz Donovan

State Sen. Michael Gianaris speaks alongside Assemblymember Zohran Kwame Mamdani and former Astoria Councilman Costa Constantinides at a rally opposing the power plant Thursday.

The state’s Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) said that a proposed power plant in Astoria — which has inspired hours of public comments this week, mostly in opposition — is not in line with the state’s landmark climate legislation. 

The proposal for

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