The Brattle Group has determined that nuclear plants operating in New York contribute approximately $2.47 billion to state gross domestic product (GDP) ($3.77 billion in gross output), account for 18,000 in-state full time jobs (direct and secondary), help keep electricity prices low, are responsible for $113 million in net state tax revenues and avoid 26 million tons of CO2 emissions annually.

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New York Nuclear Power Plants' Contribution to the State Economy

The Brattle Group · Sep 09, 2015 9:25 AM

The Brattle Group has determined that nuclear plants operating in New York contribute approximately $2.47 billion to state gross domestic product (GDP) ($3.77 billion in gross output), account for 18,000 in-state full time jobs (direct and secondary), help keep electricity prices low, are responsible for $113 million in net state tax revenues and avoid 26 million tons of CO2 emissions annually.

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