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Primary metropolitan statistical area (PMSA) The term 'Primary metropolitan statistical area (PMSA)' as it applies to the area of energy can be defined as ' A component area of a Consolidated metropolitan statistical area consisting of a large urbanized county or cluster of counties (citiesand towns in New England) that demonstrate strong internal economic and social links in addition to close ties with the central core of the larger area. To qualify, an area must meet specified statisticalcriteria that demonstrate these links and have the support of local opinion'.
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