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Yvonne Abraham

Officials playing dirty on Salem plant

SALEM — Nobody is going to miss the coal soot and carbon dioxide the soon-to-close Salem Harbor power plant belched into the air for 62 years.

But the jobs and millions in property taxes that came with those rust-stained stacks on the waterfront — those are things people in the City of Witches don’t want to give up.

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