The NY1-YNN-Marist College poll released Tuesday night shows 49 percent of the adults living nearby are against closing Indian Point.
About two dozen protesters were outside Cuomo’s office calling on him to ban hydrofracking. The process uses water and chemicals to extract natural gas from the earth.
Lower natural gas prices are helping to reduce electricity bills, and Connecticut consumers are getting another break.
Just as everyone is turning on their air conditioners comes word that natural gas prices may push up the wholesale cost of electricity by 22 percent.
Most U.S. homeowners should get some relief on their heating bills this winter.
The process, called hydraulic fracturing or fracking, releases natural gas from rock thousands of feet underground.