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While we can appreciate GlobalFoundries’ fear over having to secure the timely cooperation of local, state and federal governments to get an Exit 11A built off the Northway to accommodate a third large manufacturing plant at Luther Forest Technology Campus, it’s worth pointing out that this exercise wouldn’t have even been necessary if the project had been sited more intelligently in the first place — in a city with existing infrastructure rather than the middle ...


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SchenectadyScott
February 17, 2013
11:03 a.m.

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The project should of been built at the ALCO site....Not Malta...Politics and special interests prevailed over common sense and now there are problems with the location. Keep building and destroying the land instead of reuse of proven property and the transportation and traffic infrastructure already in place...greed exceeds need.

justapto
February 18, 2013
1:29 p.m.

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Still time to market other locations for the future expansions that are sure to come.
We know GE is never going to relinquish their brown filed areas at Erie Blvd. The destruction that company has wraught on Schenectady will continue into another millenium!

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