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Hitting the brakes

By Jessica Bloustein

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Malta, NY – A Bush administration official visited a Malta-based high tech company Thursday, deeming it exemplary in its production of energy-saving technologies. The 30-employee Starfire Systems, whose caulking polymer has been tested on NASA spacecraft, is also manufacturing unique braking mechanisms for cars, trucks, buses, trains and airplanes that could revolutionize the transportation industry.

WAMC's Capital District Bureau Chief Jessica Bloustein reports.