NYPA to Begin Installation of Docks and Buoys
Along the St. Lawrence River
315-764-0226, Ext. 304
April 9, 2009
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MASSENA – The New York Power Authority (NYPA) will
begin the installation of docks and buoys along the St. Lawrence
River in the vicinity of its St. Lawrence-Franklin D. Roosevelt
Power Project the week of April 20.
Boat docks will be installed at the Frank S.
McCullough, Jr. Hawkins Point Visitors Center and Boat Launch the
week of April 20. Depending on river conditions, docks will also be
installed at the Massena Intake along with Whittaker Park and Howard
Park in Waddington during the week of April 20.
Once the docks are installed in Massena and
Waddington, NYPA crews will install buoys by the Visitors Center and
South Channel in Massena, and the Old Milk Factory in Waddington.
Installation of the buoys is scheduled to begin the week of April
All the docks and buoys are scheduled to be removed
in October. NYPA will notify the public prior to removal.
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bonds and revenues earned in large part through sales of
electricity. ■ NYPA is a leader in promoting
energy-efficiency, new energy technologies and electric
transportation initiatives. ■ It is the
nation’s largest state-owned electric utility, with 18 generating
facilities in various parts of the state and more than 1,400
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