UTILITIES: New Power from Niagara

Niagara Falls, mecca for honeymooners, is also one of the world's great sources of electrical energy. To harness more of Niagara's power without damaging the falls' scenic beauty, the U.S. and Canada in 1950 signed an accord giving each a greater—but more controlled—share of the Niagara River's rushing waters. Canada immediately expanded its Niagara power plant to take full advantage of its quota, but U.S. plans were blocked by a fight over who would develop the power. Last week Congress finally passed a bill authorizing the New York State Power...

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