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N.Y. WON'T BUY POWER

New York state canceled a $13 billion contract Friday for power from a utility whose hydroelectric project in northern Quebec is under attack from Indians and some environmentalists.

Gov. Mario Cuomo said he had accepted a recommendation from Richard Flynn, head of the New York Power Authority, that the contract be canceled for economic reasons.The governor said the state no longer needs the Canadian power from Hydro-Quebec.