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MTA Midtown Tower as Terror Threat

Some cheery news to brighten the midday: in a web exclusive, the Observer's Ben Smith reports that a new MTA ventilation and cooling tower planned for East 50th between Park and Madison (across the street from the Palace Hotel) is stirring neighborhood concern. That's because the MTA plans to store diesel fuel for an emergency generator at the site, making it a potential terrorist target.
· Kaboom! MTA Plans Could Blow Up Midtown, Say Neighbors [NYObserver]