Another factor credited with helping to achieve the plant was the cooperation of all levels of government, from the federal aid received by U.S. Rep. John Sweeney, R-Clifton Park, down to the town level.
"This is all levels of government coming together," said Pataki.
"What we have achieved here " public and private, Democrat and Republican " is something all New Yorkers can take pride in," said Silver.
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"We're sincerely grateful for the opportunity to be part of this community," said Ruiz.