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PepsiCo has delayed plans to build a Gatorade plant in Albany. The $250 million project would bring 200 new jobs to the area. PepsiCo believes it can meet existing demand with existing plants but has yet to make a final decision. The city has already granted $2 million worth of contracts for water and sewer to support the plant and those contracts will be completed. Pending an evaluation of future needs, PepsiCo will decide in September whether or not to proceed with the project. If  it cancels, the company will assume the costs of water and sewer contracts.


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