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hydro

1
Brit (esp formerly) a hotel or resort, often near a spa, offering facilities for hydropathic treatment

hydro

2
1. short for hydroelectric
2. a Canadian name for electricity as supplied to a residence, business, institution, etc.
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Just as New York's March 1992 cancellation of the 1,000 MW contract with Hydro-Quebec immediately altered and attenuated Hydro's construction proposals for the Great Whale project, Governor Mario Cuomo's Friday announcement should lead to immediate review of Hydro- Quebec's construction proposals and recent Court decisions to allow construction of mega hydro-electric projects without adequate environmental review or consideration for aboriginal rights.
All interests both here and in Canada, will be served by a more complete understanding of the environmental impact of additional hydro- electric development in Quebec and the comparative environmental and energy impacts of such development in both Quebec and New York.
Hydro- Quebec has refused to undertake these measures to reduce mercury contamination.