Riding the Tide

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Tidal currents from New York City's East River are being used for electrical power. The energy is generated by underwater turbines as part of a demonstration project by Verdant Power. The company must show that the turbines won't hurt migrating fish. As WNYC's Beth Fertig reports, Verdant is one of several companies experimenting with tidal power in coastal regions of the country.
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