The New York Power Authority is on the verge of abandoning the Great Lakes offshore-wind project amid high cost estimates, middling public support and the resignation of its leading advocate, former NYPA President Richard Kessel, writes columnist David Robinson. "It's a low-cost time. That's what's knocking renewables out. But that doesn't mean we shouldn't be building these projects," said Robert M. Ciesielski, who chairs the Sierra Club's Niagara Group.

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